Web Links

Complementary information at your fingertips.

  • helpful web resources
  • horticultural research
  • agency sites
  • tools of the trade
  • gardening tips
  • attracting wildlife
  • outdoor furnishings
  • poison control links
  • outdoor appliances
  • gardening containers
  • gardening clubs
  • veggies and herbs
  • going native
  • rain gutter solutions
  • recycling and composting
  • sculptures and more

Links: Complimentary information at your fingertips

Native Plants:

http://www.allnativeflora.com/
http://www.floridanativeplants.com/
http://florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Default.aspx
http://www.fnps.org/
http://www.nsis.org/garden/
http://www.floridayards.org/fyplants/index.php
http://www.afnn.org/search_afnn.asp?n=22
http://floridagardener.com/FLNatives/index.htm

General Information:
http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/

Resources:
Aquatic & Invasive Plants: http://aquat1.ifas.ufl.edu/

Florida Friendly Gardening:
http://florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Default.aspx
http://www.floridayards.org/
http://www.floridafriendlyplants.com/
http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/yards/
http://www.hillsboroughwaterworks.com/0604.html

Droughts and Watering Issues:
Reclaimed Water:
http://www.tampagov.net/dept_Water/programs_and_services/Reclaimed_Water/Managing_Healt
hy_Landscapes_With_Reclaimed_Water.asp#salts

http://www.tampagov.net/dept_Water/files/STAR_Files/Brochures/Chloride_for_Web_updated_no
.pdf

Pruning:
Pruning Palms:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/668/
http://hort.ufl.edu/woody/pruningpalms.html
Pruning Trees:
http://www.isa-arbor.com/home.aspx
http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/woody/pruning/
Pruning Shrub’s: sorry, there’s very few for our area
http://www.marconews.com/news/2007/mar/30/gardening_properly_pruned_shrub_work_art/
http://www.ca.uky.edu/agc/pubs/ho/ho59/ho59.htm – out of our area
http://georgiafaces.caes.uga.edu/pdf/3017.pdf – out of our area
http://www.plantamnesty.org/book_content.htm – out of our area – great stuff though
http://www.plantamnesty.org/shearmadness.htm – out of our area – great stuff though

New Diseases:
Palm Disease:
Phytoplasmas – Bacteria on Palms
http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/palm_prod/ly-tp.shtml – Phytoplasmas
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PP163
– Phytoplasmas
Fusarium Wilt – Fungus on Palms
http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/palm_prod/ly-tp.shtml Fusarium Wilt
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/PP/PP13900.pdf – Fusarium Wilt on Canary Island Date Palms –
note: the newest research in soak time for disinfecting is five minutes.

More Palm Disease Info:
http://plantpath.ifas.ufl.edu/pdc/ – where to send samples
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/DDIS1 – guidelines
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/PP/PP10000.pdf – butt rot
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/PP/PP14500.pdf – petiole blight
http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/palm_prod/ly-tp.shtml – Phytoplasmas
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PP163 – Phytoplasmas
http://manateehort.ifas.ufl.edu/pdf/palmNewDiseaseQueenPalmsandMexicanFanPalmsJuly2007.
pdf
– Fusarium
http://www.bobkesslerceu.com/Classes/PalmDis.PDF – general page
http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/palm_prod/fusarium.shtml – queen palm Fusarium
http://www.palmtreesaver.com/index.htm – TreeSaver for Phytoplasmas
http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/palm_prod/pdfs/Sabal-palmetto-Infected-with-Phytoplasma-in-Florida.pdf
Phytoplasmas on Sabal Palms – New!
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/PP/PP13900.pdf – Fusarium Wilt on Canary Island Date Palms –
note: the newest research in soak time for disinfecting is ten minutes.
Specific Diseases to Note:
http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/jos/Sphaeropsis.htm
http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/fdacs/fdacsndx.htm
http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/jos/liriope2.htm – I will not advocate installing any Evergreen Giant Liriope
until this disease is controlled.
Palm Nutrition
http://www.floridaplants.com/horticulture/palm.htm
http://www.plantapalm.com/vpe/horticulture/palm-nutrition.htm
http://www.floridaplants.com/horticulture/palm.htm – palm fertilizers should be specialized to have
both slow releasing nitrogen and slow releasing potassium.
http://www.plantapalm.com/vpe/horticulture/palm-nutrition.htm

Learning and Trade Shows:
http://www.fngla.org/fnats/general.asp
http://extension.ifas.ufl.edu/
http://ddis.ifas.ufl.edu/ddisx/home.jsp
http://sarasota.extension.ufl.edu/FYN/fynpubs.shtml
http://fyn.ifas.ufl.edu/
http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/shrubs/COMLIST.HTM
http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/
http://www.floridaplants.com/
http://www.plantfinder.com/GuideMap.htm
http://www.fngla.org/
http://www.floridata.com/ – you can trust this Floridata site and any IFAS related website;
information from others should be questioned
http://prohort.ifas.ufl.edu/ – sign up for the newsletters
Plant Locators:
http://www.plantfinder.com/
http://www.tbwg.org/PAL.htm