What is a rain sensor? How does it work? Last Water Wednesday, the Residential Horticulture Agent in Osceola County, Eva Pabon gave us an overview of rain sensors.
Tag: water conservation
What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain barrel. To read… Read More
Did you know around 11% of the household water is used to flush toilets in Florida? Last Water Wednesday was all about the toilets.
You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly landscape.
Water pollution from stormwater runoff threatens Florida’s valuable water resources. Undeveloped land covered with grass, plants, and trees absorbs rainwater. As Florida continue to grow, more of this land is covered with hard impervious surfaces such as roads,… Read More
Some of you may already know we are starting a new series – Water Wednesday. Water Wednesday is a Facebook Live series provided by Agents and Specialists in UF/IFAS. Every Wednesday 2 pm ET, we will live stream… Read More
We are in the part of the year when we do not receive much rainfall and for many homeowners, watering is a way of life. We are experiencing temperatures in the 80s which means without rainfall, the landscape… Read More
Landscapers and homeowners alike are very excited to meet and greet spring 2019 growing season. People in my neighborhood are busy with their lawnmowers and are shopping for new plants. But did you know that many lawn and… Read More
Have you seen purple pipes around your town or neighborhood? What about signs that read, “Reclaimed Water. Do not Drink,” like the one below? Reclaimed water is treated wastewater that is reused in a variety of ways,… Read More
The rainy season is upon us in central Florida. And when it rains, it pours. On average, we get over 7 inches of rain in the month of June. Where does all this rain go? What if we… Read More