Tag: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Now in bloom – don’t miss the Pink Trumpet Tree

By Ralph E. Mitchell There are many types of trumpet or Tabebuia trees in our area.  One that is making a show of itself right now is the Pink Trumpet tree or Tabebuia heterophylla .  A small to… Read More

The Grand Crinum Lily

By Ralph E. Mitchell A recent program at our yearly Landscape Gardening Series was one on “Lilies and Iris” presented by our own Thomas Becker, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ UF/IFAS Education/Training Specialist.  One plant in the lily family that Tom… Read More

Attracting Beneficial Wildlife to Your Yard

Ah, the sound of birds chirping. toads croaking and turkeys gobbling, music to my ears. Many of us take these sounds for granted. However, if you have ever spent time in the concrete jungles of cities, these sounds… Read More

Upcoming tri-county workshop – Legally Speaking: Florida-Friendly Landscaping in the Planned Community

UF/IFAS Extension of Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough are pleased to announce the upcoming tri-county workshop entitled “Legally Speaking: Florida-Friendly Landscaping​TM in the Planned Community.” About the workshop: The principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping​TM (FFL) can help create attractive, resilient… Read More