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.
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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
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.
For those of you that haven’t committed to staying in Florida for our steamy Florida summers with frequent rain and lots of bugs, your lawn and landscape will miss you. There are things you should do to prepare… Read More
You can apply for the Fall 2020 Master Gardener Volunteer Class now! Do you enjoy gardening and want to know more about gardening in central Florida? Is conserving and protecting water quality important to you? Does acquiring… Read More
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Currently most of the world is focused on Covid-19, and rightly so. We’ve watched the spread of the virus from one country to another and see the destruction it is leaving behind with the loss of tens of… Read More
Join us for our Wildlife and Invasive Species Educational (WISE) workshops! June 12 at 1:00 pm, Dr. Steve Johnson, UF/IFAS Associate Professor from the Department of Wildlife and Ecology, will be presenting on “Native Turtles of Florida”. Zoom… Read More
Mulches for the Landscape Residents that prefer to use organic mulches in their landscape beds have several options to choose from that provide many benefits to Florida’s sandy soils and plants. Types and Benefits of Organic Mulch… Read More
Crapemyrtles are a beauty to behold in any landscape. They are popular landscape plants in Florida because of their ease of propagation, lengthy blooming period, ability to grow under a range of soil conditions, and are relatively inexpensive…. Read More
For homeowners who have an in-ground irrigation system, now is the perfect time to inspect for any problems. Warmer weather means that ornamental plants and turf will start actively growing again. To avoid any potential problems, inspect your… Read More