NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has been saying since October, that weak La Nina conditions are in place, and there is a better than 50% chance that it will remain through April 2018. Typically La Nina means… Read More
Tag: Florida-Friendly Landscaping
Fertilizer can increase the beauty and health of lawn and landscape. When used correctly. Used incorrectly, however, it can wreak havoc on yards, ecosystems and more.
I’ve often heard people say, “It’s Florida. You can’t water too much.” Don’t believe it. Overwatering is a frequent problem here, one that leads to unwanted weeds and pests, wasted resources, and higher-than-necessary water bills. “Water Efficiently” is… Read More
Many homeowners turn to their yards when it comes time to bump up the beauty and pump up the property value, only to watch in mounting frustration as plant after plant withers under blazing sunlight or sags in… Read More
Lawns go dormant during late fall and early winter in many parts of Florida, resulting in brown lawns throughout the cold months. Homeowners may prefer green lawns, but there is nothing wrong with brown grass in the winter—it… Read More
If you live in north or central Florida, you may be aware that tropical, subtropical and recently planted, unestablished plants are more susceptible to cold injury from typical freezing temperatures (such temperatures are rare in south Florida). Tropical and summer… Read More
Whether you work from home or in an office, these tips can help you create a “green” workspace for better health, mood and productivity—and a cleaner environment.
While most of the azaleas in my neighborhood have had an early first bloom, if you visit a forested wetland in our area right now you might be treated with the delicate blossoms of one of our native… Read More
Our next event is a rain barrel workshop, held in conjunction with the City of Pensacola. Why use a rain barrel? These 58-gallon food grade barrels can be installed to capture rainwater off your roof and reused in… Read More