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Lemon bacopa, a beautiful pond plant or a weed?

Bacopa caroliniana, also known as lemon bacopa, is a popular aquatic plant. It is mostly found in the southeastern United States in states such as Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi and even Texas. Lemon bacopa has a perennial life cycle that could make it a weed to some, or desired plant to others. Also, …

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Mosquito Control Can Be As Close As A Farm Pond

Eastern Mosquitofish are small in size, but with a gargantuan appetite for mosquito larvae. The tiny terrors can eat well over their body weight daily in developing mosquitos. The consistent and ample rains of late over Florida’s panhandle assure enough moisture is available for row crop production and development, and forage growth. It has also …

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Tips for Successful Pond Weed Management

Weeds can transform a pond from a source of enjoyment to a source of frustration. Utilizing a logical, systematic approach to aquatic weed management can greatly increase your likelihood of success.  UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones. Every year as the temperatures get warmer the number of calls that relate to weed problems in fish ponds …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/16/tips-for-successful-pond-weed-management/

Pond Management Trainings Tuesday Evenings May 31st and June 7th

Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching their goals. Specialists from campus will be onsite to share their expertise. …

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Pond Management Workshops May 31 and June 7

Managing a pond can be both rewarding and challenging.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching …

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Discover the Beauty and Role of Native Aquatic Plants – in Your Own Pond

A stand of purple flowers called “False Dragon-Heads (Physostegia spp.) growing along the St. Marks River. They are behind a stand of pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) that has not yet bloomed.  Photo by Judy Biss This is the time of year when gardens burst forth with lush green growth and colorful flowers.  With a little planning …

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Discover the Beauty and Role of Native Aquatic Plants – in Your Own Pond

A stand of purple flowers called “False Dragon-Heads (Physostegia spp.) growing along the St. Marks River. They are behind a stand of pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) that has not yet bloomed. This is the time of year when gardens burst forth with lush green growth and colorful flowers.  With a little planning and management, your backyard …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/08/discover-the-beauty-and-role-of-native-aquatic-plants-in-your-own-pond/

NISAW 2016 – Controlling Weeds in Your Pond: Water Hyacinth

Libbie Johnson UF IFAS Escambia County Extension Northwest Florida can be a pond owner’s paradise. There is usually enough rainfall to keep ponds filled, catfish, bass, and brim are well adapted to the environmental conditions, and there is a long season to catch fish. One of the biggest problems pond owners face is the constant …

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Recreational Fish Pond Management Workshop November 3

WHEN:  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015  –  6:00-8:00 PM Central WHERE: Jay Community Center (Santa Rosa County Extension Office) 5259 Booker Lane – JAY, FL 32565 TOPICS: LEARN HOW & WHAT TO STOCK IN YOUR POND FERTILIZING-HOW MUCH & WHEN LIMING  MANAGING TO KEEP THE POND BALANCED FOR THE FISH YOU WANT WEED ID & CONTROL …

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Friday Funny: The Farmer and the Pond Crashers

The Crafty Farmer and the Pond Crashing Skinny-Dippers A well seasoned farmer owned a large farm in the Florida Panhandle.  After years of dedicated hard work on his land, he decided to rent out most of the farm and enjoy his retirement years.  Around his home he developed a huge garden that included a really …

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