Extension Fact Sheets ...

The below fact sheets are published and distributed by Charlotte County UF/IFAS Extension Service.



4-H/Youth Development

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4-H and American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen Program  -added 10/24/2008

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4-H Parents  -added 10/24/2008

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A Bicycle Is Not A Toy; It Is A Child's First Vehicle  -added 10/24/2008

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Camp is More Than S'mores  -added 06/30/2009

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Citizen Washington Focus - Ultimate 4-H Adventure  -added 08/28/2008

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Container Gardening with Children  -added 10/30/2009

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Eating Well in the Morning  -added 10/24/2008

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Food Safety When Cooking Outdoors  -added 10/24/2008

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Living Without Electricity  -added 10/24/2008


Sea Grant

 

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Fish Out Of Water

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Barotrama in Fish

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Tunicates of Charlotte Harbor

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Tour De Clam

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Common Florida Fish Life Histories

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Marine Boating Access 2010 - 2050

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Microalgae of Charlotte Harbor

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The Charlotte Harbor Watershed

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Sea-Level Rise and Charlotte County

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Summertime Fish Kills

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2012 Bay Scallop Summery

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Boating and Angling Guide to Charlotte Harbor

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Commercial Fishing in Southwest Florida -added 07/06/2012

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Coriolis Effect-added 06/30/2011

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Cold Weather Impacts on Marine Life

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Cold Weather & Stressed Marine Life Reminder

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Things That Glow in the Water at Night -added 01/04/2012

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Red Tide 101  -added 01/04/2012

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Marinating Your Fish Vocabulary  -added 05/17/2011

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Bay Scallop  -added 08/17/2009

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Great Bay and Sound Search Results  -added 04/13/2010

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Bay Scallops Having a Great Year  -added 10/27/2008

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Bay Scallops: A Protected Species in SWFL

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Best Management Practices for Marine Interests  -added 06/29/2009

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Biotech - Science From The Sea  -added 10/24/2008

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Dehooking Tools  -added 06/17/2009

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The Elusive Bay Scallop

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Goliath Grouper Biology  -added 06/29/2009

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Langmuir Circulation - Foamy Streaks on the Water  -added 10/24/2008

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Marine Recreational and Commercial Industries and Activities

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Monofilament Recovery  -added 06/29/2009

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Mangrove Restoration (Post Hurricane)  -added 06/30/2009

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Mangrove Story  -added 10/24/2008

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Protecting Yourself When You Sell, Donate, or Dispose of Your Vessel  -added 11/20/09

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Public to Private Loss of the Waterfront  -added 10/24/2008

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Recreational Boating in Florida  -added 01/12/10

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Recreational Boating For The Greater Charlotte Harbor  -added 10/24/2008

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Recreational Shellfish Harvesting in Southwest Florida 

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Red Grouper  -added 04/22/2010

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Rip Currents - Don't Let Them Catch You!  -added 10/24/2008

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Seafood Safety; Ciguatera Fish Poisoning  -added 12/17/2008

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Seagrasses of Charlotte Harbor  -added 10/24/2008

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Smalltooth Sawfish Research in the Charlotte Harbor Estuary  -added 10/24/2008

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Tarpon DNA  -added 04/22/2010

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The Value of Recreational Boating in Florida

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Who's Sampling Our Water and Where?  -added 10/24/2008


Horticulture

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2008 Plants of the Year  - added 08/04/08

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A Chinch Bug's Favorite Food

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A Trio of Native Plants to Try

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Acid-Loving Plants is an Alkaline World  - added 07/28/08

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Africanized Honeybees & European Honeybees (difference between)  -added 01/15/2010

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An Array of Sprayers for Pesticides -added 05/20/2010

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Angelonia -- "Summer Snapdragon"

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Annual Gold In The Garden

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Armadillos in Your Yard?  -added 05/21/2009

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Asian Ambrosia Beetle  - added 03/04/09

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Assisting Pollination in the Garden  - added 02/25/09

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Avoid Snakes in Residential Areas

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Backyard Cole Crops for This Time of Year

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Basil - That Indispensable Herb  - added 08/28/09

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Beach Morning Glory/Railroad Vine  - added 11/16/09

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Beetles

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The Blackberry-Lily - A Great Perennial  - added 11/17/09

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Blossom End Rot of Tomatoes  - added 01/16/09

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Brighten Up Your Landscape With Impatiens

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Can You Grow A Canna?

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Can You Grow a Peach in Charlotte County?

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Cannas can be candidates for color

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Carambolas are a delicious fruit for the backyard

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Chinch Bugs in St. Augustine Grass Lawns  - added 07/01/09

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Citrus Canker in the Backyard  - added 09/24/08

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Citrus Tree Disorders

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Cold Weather - Plants and The Deep Freeze

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Cole Crops  - added 10/30/08

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Consider Cosmos In Your Flower Universe  - added 10/17/08

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Crabgrass - (The Mystery of)  - added 08/28/08

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Create Your Own Mini Meadow  - added 07/28/08

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Crown-of-Thorns: A Popular Prickly Spurge Family Relative  - added 08/20/09

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Cucumbers in your Backyard Garden  - added 11/0509

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Deep Freeze 2008  - added 01/10/08

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Deep Freeze 2009  - added 02/25/09

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Dish Gardens

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Do You Own A Lemon?

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Dodder Vine - Vampire Plant  - added 06/18/09

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Don't Throw That Pineapple Top Away!  - added 04/22/08

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European Honeybees & Africanized Honeybees (difference between)  -added 01/15/2010

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Fertilizer Basics  - added 06/16/09

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Fertilizing Palms

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First Peaches, Now Cherries?

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Florida Friendly Yards are For Everyone

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Florida Leads The Nation in Foliage Plant Production  - added 08/04/08

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Florida Urban Forests Reduce Air Pollution

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Fringe Bush - A Dazzling & Colorful Shrub  - added 01/13/2010

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Fungus & The Plant Disease Triangle  - added 09/07/08

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Gardenia Flower  - added 06/22/09

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Gardening Tools  - added 06/18/09

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Gardening Resolutions For 2009  - added 01/29/09

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Giant Swallowtails  - added 07/02/09

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Golden DewDrops  - added 10/02/08

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Goldenrain Trees & Jadera Bugs  - added 06/16/09

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Grapefruit to Know and Grow  - added 12/09/08

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Green and Lean, Upright Evergreens  - added 08/18/08

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Groundcovers - One For Shade; Two For Sun

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Grow Oleanders, But Be Careful

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Grow Your Own Flavor and Aroma with Herbs

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Growing Waterlilies

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Happy Hedges

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Herb Appeal  - added 10/20/08

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Hiring Tree Care Professionals  - added 08/28/08

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Holiday Plant Purchasing Tips  - added 12/16/08

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Holiday Plants To Give And Receive

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House Plants for Shade

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How Do I Become A Master Gardener?

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Invasive Tree Control Options For Home Landscapes

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Is Fig In Your Future?

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Is Your Lawn Stressed?  - added 10/02/08

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Is Your Plant Nutrient Deficient?  - added 04/22/08

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Ixora in your landscape

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Is Your Lawn on Life Support?

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Jadera -- Scentless Plant Bug  - added 04/22/08

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Keeping Your Real Christmas Tree Fresh & Safe  - added 12/15/2009

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Kill or Maim a Tree in Southwest Florida (how to)  - added 06/16/09

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Land Planarian Flatworm  - added 11/04/09

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Landscape Design - PART 1 of 3  - added 03/20/09

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Landscape Design - PART 2 of 3  - added 03/30/09

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Landscape Design - PART 3 of 3  - added 05/20/09

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Lawn Care

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Lisianthus Anyone?  - added 10/20/08

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Living With Lovebugs - added 05/10/10

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Lychee - Great Fruit No Matter How You Spell It  - added 08/04/08

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Loquat: A Subtropical Relative of the Apple, Pear, and Peach

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Master Gardener - How to Become  - added 12/17/08

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New Crop of Master Gardener Volunteer Graduates

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New Years Gardening Resolutions - 2008

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New Years Gardening Resolutions - 2007

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North & South

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Orange Blazing Vines

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Ornamental Bananas - Not Edible, But Beautiful  - added 11/17/09

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Outdoor Containers Offer Great Gardening Opportunities  - added 04/24/08

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Palm Problem?

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Palms Provide "Blue" Color in the Landscape  - added 04/24/08

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Palms - Saving Palms After The Freeze  - added 02/25/2009

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Paperwhite Narcissus  - added 01/13/2010

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Picture Perfect Paperwhites - The Easiest Bulbs to Force  - added 11/18/09

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Peregrina  - added 09/04/09

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Pesticide Safety is Fundamental

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Plant Doctor

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Plant Potpourri

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Planting a Container-Grown Palm  - added 08/11/2009

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Planting a Palm

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Plants for 2007

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Please Plant The Daisies

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Poinsettias 2006

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Poinsettias 2007

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Post Cold Weather Palm Problems - added 05/13/2010

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Preserve and Protect the Good Bugs

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Pride of Barbados - One Plant, Many Names  - added 11/17/09

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Proper Pruning Prevents Problems

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Pruning Palms? Wait A Minute!

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Pruning Primer

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Purple and Golden Tabebuia - Trumpet Trees

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Raised Bed Gardens  - added 11/17/09

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Right Roses, Right Now

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Rings of Mushrooms

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Rose Pests - How to Prevent - PART I  - added 12/17/08

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Rose Pests - How to Prevent - PART II  - added 01/28/09

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Rose Pests - How to Prevent - PART III  - added 01/29/09

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Roses

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Roses of the Desert

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Rotten Butt

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Salt and Plants

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Satisfying Salvia Works Great in Any Garden  - added 06/25/08

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Scoliid Wasps

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Selecting and Using Ornamental Grasses

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Shrub Planting (how to)  - added 07/08/2009

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Snake Plants in the Garden

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Snapdragon - Nose of the Dragon  - added 02/25/2009

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Snowbush and the Spanworm  - added 08/11/2009

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Soil Preparation is Key to a Successful Lawn  - added 06/25/09

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Some Help From Marigolds  - added 07/28/08

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Something Different in the Vegetable Garden  - added 07/31/08

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Something harmless; something harmful in the garden

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Sri Lanka Weevil

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Stinging Caterpillars  - added 08/22/08

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Stinkhorn mushrooms

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Sunshine Mimosa; Puffy Pink Powderpuff  - added 09/04/09

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Success With Succulents

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Sweet Oranges  - added 11/12/08

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Tangerines to Know and Grow  - added 11/14/08

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Termites  - added 05/21/2009

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Termite Issues  - added 06/15/2009

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The Areca Palm

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The Confused Flour Beetle

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Transvaal Daisy (Gerbera)  - added 01/30/09

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Treating Cold-Damaged Palms  - added 02/04/09

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Tropical Plants  - added 12/12/08

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Troublesome tomatoes take tactful tenacity

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Try These New Red Crape Myrtles

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Two Different "Non-Palms" to Grow

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Two Poincianas  - added 10/27/08

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Ultimate Purple

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Variegated Plant Universe  - added 09/25/08

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Vegetable Garden  - added 06/22/09

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Water Gardens: Make water garden from variety of aquatic plants

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What is the Deal With Grass and Shade?

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What's Pink and Mealy? - The Pink Hibiscus Mealybug!

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When You Plant A New Tree, Do It Right!

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Whiteflies Spread Plant Disease  - added 07/28/08

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Why Would A Pesticide Not Work?  - added 06/25/08

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Winter Annuals for Seasonal Color

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Wonderful World of Amaranth  - added 08/08/08

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Yellowing in the Garden

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Z is for Zinnia  - added 08/11/09

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Zebra Longwing Butterfly/Caterpillar  - added 06/16/09