Daily Archives: June 22, 2023

The Largest Plant Family

Dear King Phillip Thousands upon thousands of plants exist in the world. To better understand the thousands of plants, we use plant taxonomy to organize and classify different plant groups. You may remember the phrase from high school biology, “Dear King Phillip came over for good soup.” This mnemonic allows us (or me) to remember the varying levels of taxonomic classifications we…

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Turfgrass- Frequently Asked Questions

As a commercial horticulture agent, I have been asked many questions about turfgrass. The following are some of the questions and answers. ■ Can I use an herbicide to control torpedograss in the St Augustine lawn?  Ans: No herbicide is available to control torpedograss that will not injure St Augustine grass. ■ Is ProVista St. Augustine more resistant…

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