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Landscaping Backyards for Wildlife

Large Tree Nympha (Idea leucone). UF/IFAS Photo: Sally Lanigan.

June 5 is World Environment Day. This year, to celebrate, why not think about the wildlife environment of your own backyard—literally? Recently, the article Landscaping Backyards for Wildlife: Top Ten Tips for Success was updated… Read More

Holy Guacamole, It’s Almost Avocado Season!

Sliced avocado on a cutting board

Avocado trees are a popular choice in south Florida landscapes, and even farther north. When I first moved to Gainesville, my roommate had two trees, though the potted one disappeared one night, thus proving their… Read More