The 2.5 year window is over! Each person who applies fertilizer for hire, MUST have the new Limited Fertilizer DACS Certification by 1 January 2014.
For more information click here...
Classes and information...
Click here for copy of application FDACS-13677 Rev. 08/09
ARE YOUR FICUS LOOKING THIN? You may have ficus whitefly. CLICK HERE to find out more about this new pest!
This video covers Ficus whitefly damage in Collier and Lee Counties and treatment. This was a collaborative effort with Lee County's Stephen Brown and their marvelous videographer, Claudia Piotrowicz.
This video from Broward County UF/IFAS Commercial Horticulture
Educator, Mike Orfanedes, shows the incredible amount of damage to
shrubs and trees on the east coast by the ficus whitefly,
Selecting Palms in South Florida. A narrated online guide to selecting palms in South Florida presented by 2 local Horticulture Extension Agents.
Doug Caldwell is the Commercial Landscape Extension Agent in Collier County. He holds a Ph.D. in entomology, is a certified arborist, and is a Florida Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP). He has over 20 years experience in the green industry. He can be contacted at or (239)353-4244 ext. 203.
Doug is the primary contact for all types of horticulture professionals, homeowner associations, golf course personnel, plus retail and wholesale nurseries.
Periodic training for the various pesticide license exams is offered as well as workshops to deal with
best management practices, landscape
maintenance standards such as proper pruning, landscape fertilizing and diagnosing plant problems. Some classes are
available in Spanish.
NEED HELP SORTING OUT YOUR LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT DETAILS?
Often contracts are vague in regard to fertilizer amounts to be applied or frequency as well as specifying the type of pruning which should be done or the type of pesticide applications. See if the documents on this web site help (search "landscape contract") OR give me a call and we can review the specifics.
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