The Queen is dripping. The waterfall of purple flowers cascading over trellises and featured in spring selfies is known as Queen’s Wreath. This tropical vine commands attention. Wrapping and twining up a supporting structure, these sandpapery ... READ MORE
Spring has officially started. Have you started your spring cleaning yet? If not, it is time to start thinking about cleaning up and clearing out for a healthy and refreshed home.
The tradition of spring cleaning began back in the days ... READ MORE
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping program is full of progressive ideas on how to manage landscapes with less water, less pesticides, and more benefits to wildlife. One of these strategies is rethinking our lawns. With the increasing government ... READ MORE
Getting ready to leave Florida and head back north? Well, before you lock the door to head out, it's a good idea to pay attention to some important details.
First, know that you are leaving your home behind just as we begin the hurricane ... READ MORE
Florida is expected to grow by another 15 million people by the year 2070, according to the Florida 2070 Project. This means more homes, more yards with permanent in-ground sprinkler systems and a greater impact to the state’s water supply.
To ... READ MORE
Toilet Leaks Waste Water Fast
Did you know that the average leaky toilet can waste up to 200 gallons per day? That is the equivalent of five whole bathtubs. If you were to leave that leaky toilet alone for six months, that would be enough water ... READ MORE
Introducing the Working in the Weeds Podcast
The UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants is excited to announce its new podcast: Working In The Weeds! This series will connect scientists with stakeholders to clarify and discuss issues ... READ MORE
by Alia Garrett, Siri Khalsa, Jackie Lebouitz, and Maria Rometo
Now more than ever, every penny counts. Read our tips below to see some easy ways to save money and resources at home.
Turn off your lights, fans, and electronics ... READ MORE
Tree pruning is both science and art.
I became interested in tree pruning via the art of bonsai. In bonsai (which literally means, "tree in a pot", I became aware that there was a right and wrong way to prune. Years later, while becoming ... READ MORE