Move poinsettias to patio to resume growth
insecticide for shrubs also found at garden centers. Some products are sprayed on the foliage and others drenched over the soil, following label instructions. Products labeled for soil application are absorbed by the roots and moved into the shoots, where the insects are feeding. Season-long control is often possible with one application. that fall between the blades to the soil. If only a few leaves are shredded, this won’t affect growth of the grass and may supply some nutrients. But Florida Oaks produce such a prolific amount of leaves that are probably best raked and added to the compost pile. types.
During the winter, weeds are still growing and often need control. If not controlled, they may blanket the lawn to cause turf decline. A liquid weed control product made for use with both lawn types can be applied, following label instructions. Especially note temperature restrictions for safe and effective weed control.
University of Florida for landscape plantings, but the two most common are Celeste and Brown Turkey. Variety Celeste, producing thumb-size, light brown fruit, is often known as the “sugar fig.” It does have an extra sweet taste and is easy to grow in local landscapes.
Since it is winter and viburnum shrubs are not making much growth, it would be best to wait until mid-February for the first fertilizer application. When feeding time arrives, select one of the many brands of slow-release general landscape fertilizers available from your garden center and follow label instructions. These can resist washing from the soil due to the continued waterings your new viburnums need during the dry months ahead.
In March, find poinsettias a sunny to lightly shaded location in the landscape to grow and repeat the holiday display next December.