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Tag: Invasive Species

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in Urban Environments

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Impacts of Landscapes Did you know that up to 60% of a Florida household’s total water consumption might be directed at the landscape? Typical residential landscape plants… Read More

Six Rivers CISMA Dirty Dozen Invasive Species of the Month – Callery (Bradford) Pear

Six Rivers “Dirty Dozen” Invasive Species Callery Pear – Bradford Pear (Pyrus calleryana) Define Invasive Species: must have all of the following – Is non-native to the area, in our case northwest Florida Introduced by humans, whether intentional… Read More

Six Rivers CISMA EDRR Invasive Species of the Month – Water Hyacinth

EDRR Invasive Species Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) Define Invasive Species: must have ALL of the following – Is non-native to the area, in our case northwest Florida Introduced by humans, whether intentional or accidental Causing either an environmental… Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers on… Mexican petunias

By Renee Stevens Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member Mexican petunia (Ruellia simplex, syn. Ruellia brittoniana) has a lot going for it. This native of Mexico, the Caribbean and South America is a colorful blue-to-purple flowering perennial planted… Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers on… invasive plants

By Jill Halman Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member Florida. What a wonderful place to live. Beaches, sunshine, water. And an amazing array of beautiful, colorful plants that can thrive here, including orchids, bromeliads, flowering trees, and vines…. Read More