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Commercial Urban Horticulture Program

The Commercial Urban Horticulture Program provides educational services that support certification and licensor programs for various commercial clientele. Clientele groups include commercial landscape and interiorscape personnel, landscape architects & designers, arborists, turfgrass managers and public agencies. Some of the various workshops and seminars offered deal with I.P.M. for landscape and nursery personnel, landscape preparation & maintenance, proper tree pruning, ISA arborist certification, pesticide application and safety and sports turf managers.


ISA Certified Arborist List


Pink hibiscus mealybug (PHM), Maconellicoccus hirsutus, is a new pest recently discovered in 
south Florida--in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. As PHM is a serious pest of over 250 
species of horticultural and agricultural plants, it is important for everyone to learn more about it. 
Click the links below for more information.

"The Pink Hibiscus Mealybug" USDA Pest Alert (543 Kb )
PHM on the UF-IFAS Featured Creatures Website

Local fact sheets prepared by Miami-Dade County Extension personnel:

A Pink Hibiscus Mealybug Primer... and Update
Reported Plant Hosts of Pink Hibiscus Mealybug (PHM)

PHM Control Brochure (733 Kb )
1000 copies of this brochure are available in our office--FREE of charge.

Fact Sheets

Hort Newsletter



  Calendar of Events
Extension Volunteer Recognition Night 2005 pictures




June 28

Pruning for Hurricanes
Miami-Dade Fairgrounds
Coral Way (SW 24 Street and 112 Avenue, Miami)
8:30 am-3:00 pm

* These events require a fee; call for specifics (305-248-3311 X242)



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