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Here you will find articles, original research and videos to help you increase your knowledge of the exciting world of plants. Hopefully you will find the information you are looking for... If not drop, us a note and we will look through our archives and post what you are looking for. Suggestions, recommendations on future topics and constructive comments are always welcomed. Thank you and enjoy.
Articles and quick guides focused on teaching homeowners and professionals alike how to grow and care for different plants popular in the south Florida landscape. Everything you need to know about planting, watering, common pests and diseases and keys to growing perfect plants.
The number one agricultural crop in the United States is TURF. It comprises the majority of the space occupying your property, it’s used to adorn parks and leisure areas, and is the main platform for playing sports. Yet we sometimes overlook its appearance and fail to recognize the numerous benefits that it offers to us, our neighborhood and to the environment. In this section, we explore turf for the home and sports. The keys to caring, how to select the proper variety for you area, how to mow, when and how much to water
All problems in the lawn and garden are cause by five major disorders, nutrition, insects, diseases, weeds or cultural practices. Knowing the cause, recognizing the symptoms and identifying the culprit is key to a healthy lawn or garden. Under the Microscope examines in depth the different disorders, their causes, their symptoms and provides solutions for control and eradication.
THE BEAUTIFUL GARDEN
Nothing is more beautiful, enhances the value of a home or business and offers a serene setting for rest, entertaining and relaxation than a beautiful garden. Here we will examine the different types of formal and informal gardens, how to design and layout, and how to plant. We will introduce you to the art of instant landscaping and container growing and will visit the great gardens of the world to study their history, their beauty and their impact on our culture.
To care and maintain a healthy lawn you need the tools of the professional. Here we provide you all the inside information you need to do the job. How to read labels, how to mix formulas, rates and application methods. Hundreds of quickly accessible reference tables and charts handy for the homeowner or landscape pro.
PREMIUM BOOKS & MANUALS
Stay informed on all the comprehensive research being conducted at MAAK Propagation and Research in the fields of propagation, turf management and plant development. In-depth and original scholarly research can be purchased on-line for a small fee that is used to finance future research projects.