Lawn and Landscape BMPs for Professionals (FDACS LF Category CEU)

Activity Details

$15.00
Lawn and Landscape BMPs for Professionals (FDACS LF Category CEU)
8/2/2020
Any time

Contact Information

352-273-4589
ffl-ceu@ifas.ufl.edu
113 Mehrhof Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Course Overview

Welcome to Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ -Lawn and Landscape BMPs for Professionals (FDACS LF Category CEU). This course is completely self-paced, so you may leave the course if needed and return to where you left off.

This course consists of 14 short videos, two practice quizzes, and a course test. You must score at least 75% on the course test to earn your record of attendance. Information about receiving your record of attendance will be available after you've passed the course test and submitted the course survey.

This course covers Florida’s landscape plants and turfgrass species and characteristics. It also provides information on annual fertilization requirements and the effects of landscape design, mowing, pruning, irrigation, shade, wear, pest, disease, cold and heat stresses on fertilization requirements, including materials, amounts and timing, and, conversely, the effects of fertilization on these cultural aspects in addition to direct effects on water quality, including nutrient pollution, erosion and sedimentation, and water usage rates.

 Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how turfgrass reduces effects of urban nonpoint source pollution.
  • Describe four common lawn grasses used in Florida.
  • Describe how environmental stresses affect plant health and how they can be managed.
  • Describe four landscape best management practices to protect water resou