Tag: landscape

Green Industries Best Management Practices

The Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMPs) were established in response to community concerns about water quality and water quantity issues in Florida. The GI-BMPs teach environmentally safe landscaping practices that help conserve and protect Florida’s ground and… Read More

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

Native Wildflowers Account For Our Fall Color

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Wakulla County has many natural wonders which encompass all 12 months of the year. The woodlands, the springs, and the coast all rate highly with anyone who has an appreciation for… Read More

‘Snake Spit’ Is Actually From Spittlebugs

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Snakes have come down through history with a generally bad reputation. They collectively have been accused, and occasionally guilty, of a plethora of crimes and misdeeds To start off, there was… Read More

Tips For Autumn Lawn Maintenance

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director October brings the prospect of relief from the heat and humidity of a Wakulla County summer. The temperatures have moderated, albeit slightly, alleviating some of the oppressive qualities of the daylight… Read More