Avoiding Damage to Ornamentals and Turf from Herbicide Applications

By: Chris Marble, University of Florida

Proper use of herbicides is one of the cornerstones of a good weed control program – but bad things can happen when they are not used correctly. Compared to insecticides or fungicides, herbicides have a much greater potential to damage valuable ornamentals or turf, in some cases even when small mistakes are made. Luckily, if you follow a few key principles, damage can be avoided. Continue reading

Gardening tips from the University of Georgia

Whether you are a veteran gardener or new to the local food movement, you are sure to find worthwhile advice in this collection of spring gardening articles from University of Georgia experts. From how to fight squash pests to planting the perfect flowers for pollinating insects, these articles are based on science by researchers with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Many of the articles are applicable to the entire Southeast. Happy gardening!

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