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Scale: A Major Pest of the Home Landscape and Garden

  Adult Scale – Image Courtesy Lyle Buss Many different species of scale insect infect citrus in North Florida, and mid spring is usually when gardeners notice them on their fruit trees and ornamental shrubs.  Many different species of scale affect Florida homeowners and cause a host of problems in the garden and landscape. Citrus …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/09/scale-a-major-pest-of-the-home-landscape-and-garden/

Make Home Safety a Year-Round Priority

What you don’t know can hurt you.  “I didn’t know.”  In these words lies the story of countless deaths and injuries in countless homes. About one-half of the accidental deaths of children occur in the home— from falls, suffocation/choking, scalding, poisoning, and burning.  Elderly persons, likewise, are subject to greater dangers because of infirmities and impaired …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/24/make-home-safety-a-year-round-priority/

I’m Home and I’m Starving!

Those are familiar words for most of us with kids.  Though they are not really starving, most children do need a little afternoon boost when they come home from school.  It may have been hours since lunch and dinner won’t be ready for a while.  A healthy snack is usually just the right answer. When …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/23/im-home-and-im-starving/

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