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Trees are low-maintenance additions to your yard

Auburn, Ala—There are many reasons to plant trees in your home landscape –they are beneficial for the environment, they provide shade and they are aesthetically... more

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Alabama

This timely information sheet provides information about the brown marmorated stinkbug, which has been found in 15 counties in Alabama more

​Conservationists plan to save America's shortleaf pine forests

Resource Link http// MOBILE, Ala. (June 16, 2016) - A coalition of conservation experts, nonprofit … more

What's a Loquat?

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Q My neighbor has a rather unusual tree in her front yard... more

Herbicide Applications in Hot, Dry Conditions

Herbicides will work best when a plant is actively growing, vigorously growing plants … Herbicide labels caution against spraying when plants... more

Woodland wildflowers RATTLESNAKE MASTER - Eryngium yuccifolium

A native perennial forb, rattlesnake master is often found in open, burned woodlands and prairies across the southeastern US, but can also be found in the Midwest... more

Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins When the Calendar Turns to June

Alabama hasn't felt the impacts of a hurricane since 2005 when wind damage from Hurricane Katrina extended into northern Alabama …... more

Little Weed, Big Problem

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … When you think of summertime, what comes to mind... more

Daylilies are so Easy

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Q. Every summer I notice those pretty orange flowers blooming in... more


Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … It happens every year, my colleagues and I receive calls from well-intentioned citizens... more

Meet the staff & directions

Heidi Tilenius
County Extension Coordinator
802 Veterans Drive
Florence, AL 35630
Phone: (256) 766-6223
Fax: (256) 718-2049