Breathing Easier? June Pollen Report.


  According to Accuweather , we should be breathing easier in June. Ragweed, tree pollen and grass pollen are historically low to moderate in the month of June.
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May Pollen Report--Oak, Grasses and Hickory

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Expect medium pollen levels for May in Southwest Florida. Less if we get more rain! The key culprits for this time of year are Oak (tapering off), Bermuda Grass and Hickory. From PollenLibrary.com    
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April Plant Pollen Report: Welcome Ragweed!

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You probably barely survived the March Live Oak pollen implosion, and hopefully, by now it's rained taking some of that pollen out of the air. In April, we welcome Ragweed, but not to worry, historically pollen counts for ragweed, grass and trees are on the low side. We recommend closing the windows, staying indoors when windy out, and don’t clean gutters or use a blower on the patio or driveway. Allergy medications, both nasal sprays and pills, should be started in late January and continued until we get a few good April rains.
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What's responsible for your spring misery? Live Oak.

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Live Oak allergy is the most troublesome pollen for spring allergy sufferers. The yellow-green oak pollen coats everything from your car to the sidewalk — and even the grass-heavy pollen can linger in the air for weeks depending on whether or not we receive any rain.   The oak tree pollen we get over those 2 months makes up 80% of all our combined pollen for the year (grass, weeds, and other trees). The resulting allergy and asthma symptoms can be miserable. Classic spring “hay fever” symptoms can include nasal congestion and drainage, sneezing, itching and eye irritation. And if you...
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February Pollen Report

February's worst pollen offenders? Bald Cypress and Juniper. Counts are moderate right now. Alas, Jupiter is a common ground cover given it's extremely resistant to heat and drought. Native to swampy conditions, the bald cypress is another "survivor," also able to withstand dry, sunny weather and is hardy in USDA climate zones 5 through 10. The bald cypress tree can survive for centuries. Growing slowly, the bald cypress will get taller and taller for roughly 200 years, reaching heights of up to 150 feet. The trees usually live for 600 years, though some specimens are said to have survived for more...
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5 Day Pollen Report- moderate to high tree pollen

Feeling snuffly? Stuffy? The culprit could be Juniper. This common South Florida landscape plant is also an allergan for some people. From:   http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/junipers.html These are supremely simple-to-grow plants that don't get too tall, spread wide, and are often used for low-maintenance groundcover plants. Their silvery or blue-green color fades to more of a soft green as the plants mature, and they play an effective, understudy role in landscaping - often surrounding a focal point such as a showy palm or small flowering tree. Builders landscape many new homes in Florida with these plants because of their hardy nature and...
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