Horticulture
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Watch this video below to answer your questions about the fertilizer ordinance!  Just click the picture below.  This video is intended for Hernando County Residents only.

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Interesting Tidbits

Tropical plants cannot adapt to the cold.

30% of the population gardens as a hobby.

There are over 3.3 million acres of residential turf in Florida.

We offer landscape professional training in the Green Industry Best Management Practices (Gi-BMP’s) which teaches environmentally safe landscaping practices that help conserve and protect Florida’s ground and surface waters. Find out if your landscape professional has attended.

Hernando County is in zone 9A (USDA Plant Hardiness), which means be prepared for frost every year and it freezes most years.

 

NEW WATER RESTRICTIONS- CLICK HERE


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Solve Your Lawn and Garden Problems

Many homeowners in Hernando County want to establish Citrus in their landscapes.  A good starting point for homeowners is the publication,"Citrus Culture in the Home Landscape".

 

My citrus trees died last winter...what are the cold hardy citrus that I can plant?

 

My orange looks like this, can I still eat it?  Yes, it is citrus rust mite damage, but it has only affected the skin of the fruit.

 
Lawn and Garden Video Print

My neighbor says I have chinch bugs.  View this video to learn whether in fact you have chinch bugs

 

 


Gardeners Poll

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Dealing With Wildlife in Your Yard

Thu Jan 08 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Good Bugs & Bad Bugs in the Garden