Category: Lawn

Landscaping in Florida: Land of Flowers, Heat and Bugs

Florida has a unique ecosystem, which involves its climate, geology, plants, wildlife and water. Homeowners who are new to Florida, or those who want to create a more Florida-friendly home through conservation and nature-friendly yards, can do just… Read More

Are Your Plants Protected from the Cold ?

Does my ficus need a jacket?           Florida usually has several days that your more tropical plants might be in danger. When frost is predicted you will want to protect your more sensitive plants. Identifying… Read More

2018 Landscape Gardening Series

The annual Landscape Gardening Series sponsored by the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Charlotte County Master Gardeners will begin Friday, January 26th.  Six sessions are scheduled to be held at the Charlotte County Environmental Campus, 25550 Harbor View Road,… Read More

Taking the guesswork out of watering the lawn (Part 3)

In this multi-part series, we’re taking the guesswork out of watering the lawn. (For earlier segments, see Part 1 and Part 2.) In this post, we’ll continue looking at soil moisture sensors, discussing the importance of correct sensor… Read More