Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Sea Grapes are Protected, Sometimes….

Posted by: Michelle Atkinson, Environmental Horticulture Agent Let’s start with the legal stuff: The Florida Legislature recognized the importance of coastal plant species. Therefore Florida law states that no person, firm, corporation, or governmental agency shall damage or… Read More

Saving and Using Rainwater

Groundwater resources in Florida face high demand for consumption, agricultural and industrial needs. Taking advantage of Florida’s seasonal rainfall can reduce pressure on groundwater for non-potable uses during drier seasons. For the homeowner, harvesting rainwater reduces your water… Read More

The Green Slime Monster

I moved to Florida thirteen years ago and instantly hated it. It was flat, hot and humid with few redeeming qualities. It took about five years and a departure from the urban areas for the beauty to really… Read More