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Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Water Wednesday Recap: Reclaimed Water

Reclaimed water is something that has been engineered and perfected over time. We have so much of it within Florida too. The benefits of using reclaimed water are exceptional. So, what exactly is reclaimed water?… Read More

Water Wednesday Preview: Reclaimed Water

This month Water Wednesday will feature Reclaimed Water! Reclaimed water is all around you and you probably don’t even realize it! Walk outside and look down at your sprinklers. Are they purple? If the answer… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap: Stormwater Ponds

The ponds that you see outside your residence are probably not put there by nature, nor are they even close to being naturally occurring. These might be stormwater ponds. Urbanization is one of the boldest… Read More

Water Wednesday Preview: Stormwater Ponds

We are so excited to unveil the new Water Wednesday: Water Wednesday Ask Extension and Water Wednesday Webinar. Water Wednesday Ask Extension is brand new format. No formal presentation. No registration. We just would like… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap: Rainwater Harvesting

Although rainwater harvesting has been practiced for thousands of years, recent concerns over water supplies and the environment have prompted a renewed interest in this method of water sourcing. A rainwater harvesting system is the… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Landscaping Care Before And After A Storm

The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of… Read More

Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners

Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you… Read More

Just Published: FE1090, Toward Sustainable Urban Landscape Management: Floridians’ Perceptions of Residential Landscapes and Their Maintenance Requirements

With more than 300,000 new residents expected annually, Florida has a booming population and, as a result, housing industry. With so many new Floridians entering the state, it begs the question, what do Floridians think… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Composting for a Waterwise Landscape

Composting reduces your water use, improves your soil health, and decreases your overall environmental impact. Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Orange County, Tia Silvasy, discussed how to turn kitchen and garden “waste”… Read More