Matthew Orwat

Author's details

Name: Matthew Orwat
Date registered: October 13, 2011
URL: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/lng/about/

Biography

Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and provide solutions for homeowners and small farmers with ornamental, turf, fruit and vegetable gardening objectives. Please feel free to contact him with any questions you may have.

Latest posts

  1. Cancelled – Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshops March 4th and 11th — February 19, 2016
  2. Hold Off Pruning Back Perennials and Ornamental Shrubs — December 16, 2015

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Cancelled – Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshops March 4th and 11th

Due to low registration, these class dates have been cancelled. We hope to reschedule in the near future – please check back for further details. We apologize for any inconvenience.  

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/green/2016/02/19/panhandle-turf-fertilization-workshops-march-4th-and-11th/

Hold Off Pruning Back Perennials and Ornamental Shrubs

With grass growing slower due to less daylight and somewhat cooler temperatures, and fertilization not needed in the lawn and landscape, landscape managers with more time on their hands undoubtedly are tempted to prune back summer perennials and ornamental landscape shrubs such as roses and crape myrtles. Many perennials, such as hibiscus species, hydrangea, salvia …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/green/2015/12/16/hold-off-pruning-back-perennials-and-ornamental-shrubs/