Tag Archive: Fall

What is that Web in my Tree ?

Bare limb tips and clusters of webbing in pecan trees are often the first sign that fall is right around the corner. This webbing is caused by clusters of the larvae of the Fall Webworm (Hyphantria cunea (Drury)) which is often also called Pecan Webworm. “Fall Webworm” is a bit of a misnomer in our region …

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Muscadines Benefit From Timely and Artful Pruning

Muscadines are a terrific grapey treat this time of year ’till fall throughout North Florida. To grow muscadines well in the home garden, care must be taken when pruning to maximize spatial efficiency and yield. August is the very beginning of the muscadine harvest in the Florida Panhandle, which may last until October. Therefore it is also the …

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Try Dwarf Lantana for a Summer and Fall Blooming Perennial

  With the heat of summer already here, we all know that our pansies, petunias and snapdragons are on their way out. This leaves us wondering what we could plant that will give us color throughout summer and fall to the first frost. Many are weary of Lantana camara, the common garden lantana, because of …

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Bold Colors for Your Fall Landscape

I think it’s safe to say fall is officially here. Shouts can be heard from local football stadiums, occasionally a crisp fall breeze will send us looking for a light jacket, and coffee shops are pushing all things pumpkin. Now that we can officially appreciate the cooler fall weather, it may be time to stretch …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2014/10/07/bold-colors-for-your-fall-landscape/

Pecans – A Southern Tradition

As I made a visit back to my hometown in North Alabama I was reminded of the subtle changes from fall into winter, which are not always apparent to me living in Tallahassee: the vibrant palette of leaves as they make their permanent descent until spring, the litter of spent cotton along each highway and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2013/11/11/pecans-a-southern-tradition/