Not all bugs are alike. Some bugs in Florida are garden pests, because they can do a lot of damage to plants, especially during the growing season. However, if you see a strange bug lurking on one of your plants, hold off on spraying with pesticides ... READ MORE
Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know... it all starts with irrigation!
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Summer rains bring different kinds of fungi, some are bad and some are harmless. Water carries disease, so proper landscape care is needed to help keep your beloved plants healthy.
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As our state continues to grow, wildlife is experiencing habitat loss due to development. In Florida, urban areas are a dominant feature in the landscape, and many of these urban areas are situated near natural wildlife preserves. What people ... READ MORE
Do you know how much water you use on a daily basis? Have you heard of virtual water? Did you know that water is used to create nearly every product out there, including our food? Last Water Wednesday, we invited the Sustainable Ag and Food ... READ MORE
St. Johns River Water Management District and Southwest Water Management District limit watering to after 4 pm and before 10 am. Why is this? Why can you not just water your garden whenever you want? Last Water Wednesday, Jamie Daugherty, the ... READ MORE
Did you know half of our household water is used in lawns? Saving Florida’s water resources is a vital responsibility of everyone. Last Water Wednesday, I invited the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent, Tina McIntyre, to give us a talk about ... READ MORE
A great way to save water, and money on your water bills, is to build your own rain barrel to capture rainwater. Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, and Krista Stump, ... READ MORE
Did you know by Florida Statute requires "Any person who operates an automatic landscape irrigation system shall properly install, maintain, and operate technology that inhibits or interrupts operation of the system during periods of sufficient ... READ MORE
Why do we have irrigation systems in Florida? What are irrigation system requirements and why does what we do in our own yards impact Florida’s water? Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre and Brooke Moffis, the Horticulture Agents in Seminole ... READ MORE