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Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Attracting backyard butterflies, bees, and birds

Celebrate National Pollinator Week- June 17-23, 2019 and plant a paradise for pollinators in your yard! Florida crops like watermelon, cucumber, blueberry, and strawberry depend on pollinating insects for abundant, high quality fruit. Many wild plants that provide… Read More

Creating a Florida-Friendly Landscape

The traditional Florida garden is characterized with wildlife activity, indigenous colors, and textures. You might think that maintaining a traditional Florida garden may be costly and strenuous, but it is not. There is a simplified way that can… Read More

The Green Industry Best Management Practices (GI-BMPs)

  The Green Industry Management Practices (GI-BMPs) teach environmentally safe landscaping practices that help conserve and protect Florida’s ground and surface waters. They can also save the Florida homeowner money, time, and effort; increase the beauty of the… Read More

UF / IFAS Extensión: Información de Jardinería disponible, justo a las puertas de su casa.

Ya llego la primavera al condado de Osceola y es la mejor época de cultivar su jardín. Nuestro clima subtropical nos permite preparar los jardines después de las temporadas frías de enero y febrero, permitiendo que las plantas… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension: A Garden of Useful Information, Right at Your Doorstep

  It’s right here, right now – spring in Osceola County is the best time and place to be gardening. Our subtropical climate frees us to prepare garden beds after the frosts of January and February, allowing plants… Read More