Tag: Landscaping

Can A Landscape Be Fire-Wise, While Still Achieving Other Goals?

As we hit the peak of the springtime dry season in Florida, it is a time to be extra-aware of wildfire risks. Due to rainy weather in April 2018, we have been fortunate to have few wildfires (so… Read More

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

UF/IFAS Extension of Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough Counties are pleased to announce the upcoming (re-scheduled) tri-county workshop entitled “Legally Speaking: Florida-Friendly Landscaping​TM in the Planned Community.” About the workshop: The 9 principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping​TM (FFL) can help… Read More

Planting for Pollinators Part II: Types of Plants

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail caterpillar on sweetbay In Part 1 of the Planting for Pollinators post, we discussed the importance and decline of pollinators. Now, step out into your yard for a bit. If the only plants you can… Read More

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Recycle yard waste

Mention the word “recycle,” and many people automatically leap to thinking of glass, plastic, paper, aluminum and the range of consumer materials we acquire every day. But there’s another recyclable that many of us overlook, one that plays… Read More