Category: Lawn

UF/IFAS Horticulture Workshop: “Crash Course for North Florida Gardening”

Do you wonder what plants you should plant in your yard? Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) means using low-maintenance plants and environmentally sustainable practices. Learn how you can have a beautiful landscape that could save you time, energy and money while… Read More

Did a Storm Damage Your Palm Trees?: Care After the Storm

  While many palm species are adapted to windstorms, a hurricane or major storm can damage even the most tolerant palm trees.  Make sure to wait until after the storm to venture outside and assess damage.  Once an… Read More

After the Hurricane: Cleaning Up Safely

After a hurricane there is usually debris, limbs, trees fallen and other property damage. Homeowners can be seriously injured while doing their own tree work.  It is always a good idea to consult a professional before taking on… Read More

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Protect the Waterfront

Living on the coast or along a lake in Florida can make for a fantastic lifestyle, often replete with stunning scenery and vibrant ecosystems. But, that lifestyle carries with it additional responsibility, in the form of preserving our… Read More

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Reduce Stormwater Runoff

Florida is an amazing state, in many ways. Chief among these is the variety of water resources available to us. We can boast of nearly 3,000 miles of shoreline, more than 650 miles of coastal beaches, some 7,800… Read More

Green Industry BMP Training and Fertilizer Applicator Licensing

  Florida-Friendly Green Industries BMP Certificate Educational Program with a focus on fertilizer and water The Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) educational program helps green industry employees understand how fertilizer affects water quality. This Florida-Friendly program was developed by the… Read More

Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop (GI-BMP)

Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop Thursday, September 28th, 2017; 8:00AM – 4:00PM Cost of Workshop: $27.37 UF/IFAS Extension Highlands County 4509 West George Blvd. Sebring, FL 33875-5837 Bert J. Harris Jr. Ag Center – O.S. Sam Polston… Read More