Tag: irrigation

Is Your Landscape Water-Wise?

Is your landscape water-wise? Each year, the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program seeks to recognize landscapes from across the tri-county Tampa Bay region (Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough) that demonstrate the best in “water-wise” design and maintenance.  … Read More

Strawberry Planting Dates and Establishment Practices for Central Florida

Florida strawberries are grown as annuals started from northern-sourced cold-treated young plants set out in September and October. Bare-root plants with their leaves retained yield earlier than plants with leaves removed. However, frequent irrigation (8-14 hours/day for the… Read More

Professional landscape management resources

UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County offers professional landscape management training and resources which promote environmentally sound use of irrigation, fertilizers, and pesticides by industry professionals, and offers training and continuing education units to maintain or renew licenses. Tree Trimmer Workshop… Read More

Experts to Speak on Future of Florida Landscapes at Annual Summit

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — What will Florida landscapes look like in the future? That’s the theme of this year’s UF/IFAS Urban Landscape Conference, to be held March 20-21 in Gainesville, Florida. The UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology… Read More

Less water, better landscape

Excessive or inefficient watering of a landscape can be just as harmful as giving too little water. The best Florida-Friendly Landscapes only put water where it’s needed, when it’s needed.  Check out these simple tricks to help save… Read More

Fact Sheets: Irrigation | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Irrigation     Cape Coral (City) Irrigation Schedule     FAQ on Landscape Irrigation     Irrigation in Dry May     Reclaimed Water:  What’s in it, Where does it go?     Reclaimed Water:  Constituents of Concern     Reclaimed Water:  Frequently Asked Questions     Soft and Squishy Lawns      Water Restriction… Read More