Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida

Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Agent for Okaloosa County, offers lawn and garden advice specific to Northwest Florida.

689-5850 or 729-1400, Ext. 5850

  1. Lawn growing season in North Florida

    by , 02-29-2012 at 03:57 PM (Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida)
    Before the next lawn growing season begins, you’d be wise to know the following.

    Know square footage of your lawn. Most people overdo it when fertilizing their lawn as a result of not knowing the size of their lawn. Fertilizer and lawn pesticides, including herbicides, are applied based on square footage. Take time to accurately measure your lawn, record and save the measurement before spring. Doing so will allow you to purchase and use the correct amount of fertilizer and pesticides. ...