Tag: Florida

Giving Back During the Season of Giving

Service Learning Part 3: Giving Back During the Holidays During the holidays, many people begin to think about how they can give back to their communities, even in a small way.  Many people donate money, time, food, or… Read More

Plastic in My Toothpaste?!

I didn’t use this title just to catch your attention; I used this title because it’s true. Some toothpaste products actually contain tiny pieces of plastic. Often the “stuff” that makes your toothpaste look pretty is really plastic… Read More

Erika reminds us “Preparation is Key”!

Folks, a lot remains uncertain with Tropical Storm Erika as she passes over the Dominican Republic this afternoon, August 28, 2015. However, one thing we do know for certain- you can never be too prepared! Below are some… Read More

It’s National Invasive Species Awareness Week!!!

National Invasive Species Awareness Week is a great opportunity for residents and visitors of Florida to learn about non-native species posing a threat to the State’s economy and environment. According to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, every… Read More

Water-Wise Landscaping Information

Water-Wise Landscaping Class Schedule Water-Wise Landscaping classes presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ experts in Pinellas County feature a different set of topics each month, focused on helping you create an attractive landscape that conserves water at the same time. Each workshop features… Read More

Water-Wise Landscaping Workshops

Water-Wise Landscaping Workshops   The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is excited to announce the Water-Wise Landscaping Workshops. This series of workshops are intended to help Floridians create healthy landscapes while saving water at the same time. The topics will rotate… Read More

Skip a Week of Irrigation

Fall is in the air. Can you feel it? Your grass certainly can. According to research by the University of Florida, when temperatures begin to drop, your grass doesn’t need as much water. Surprisingly, during the cooler months in… Read More