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From Bad to Worse: Common Garden Issues


May 3, 2021

Out of the Frying-Pan, Into the Fire Have you ever heard the phrase, “Out of the frying pan and into the fire?” Although originating from Aesop’s fables, I immediately think of the chapter in Tolkien’s The Hobbit. In the chapter Bilbo ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, BMP, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden Issues, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, UF IFAS Extension

Gardens of the World: A Great American Tradition


March 1, 2021

An American Landscape Perspective Over the past couple of months, we explored the Gardens of the World. Our explorations together took us through time starting with the Egyptian gardens along the Nile River to Greece, Rome, Persia, Asia, and ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, American Landscapes, Central Park, City Planning, Conservation, Design, Designed Spaces, Environment, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardens, Gardens Of The World, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Olmsted, Parks, Thomas Jefferson

‘Flip My Florida Yard’ TV show coming to Alachua County


October 26, 2020

By: Tory Moore, 352-273-3566, torymoore@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- ‘Flip My Florida Yard’ is coming to a backyard near you. Ten homeowners across eight Florida counties were chosen to have their yard “flipped” into a Florida-Friendly ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, Design, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscape Design, UF IFAS Extension

Gardens of the World: Renaissance Gardens


September 14, 2020

The Emerging Renaissance - Nature and Art Europe erupted from a period of darkness into the Renaissance. Known for art, architecture, technology, and literature, the Renaissance brought about a wave of cultural development. When we think of ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, Design, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Gardens Of The World, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscape Design, Podcast, UF IFAS Extension, Water

Diversify the Landscape: Wonderful Trees


July 6, 2020

Introduction It is Independence Day! American flags are flying, and the colors of fireworks will soon fill the night sky. Another way to celebrate Independence Day, other than watching your favorite Will Smith and Bill Pullman flick, is to ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, Conservation, Diversify The Landscape, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscape Design, UF IFAS Extension

Diversify the Landscape: Landscape Shrubbery


June 22, 2020

A Shrubbery! Fill your landscapes with diversity! Our vibrant landscapes should exude a mix of different groundcovers, perennials, annuals, shrubs, and trees. Landscapes provide tremendous value when we diversify the landscape. In the “Diversify ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, Diversify The Landscape, Environment, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden Ideas, Gardening, Landscape, Landscape Design, Plant Selection, Plants, Shrubs, UF IFAS Extension
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Diversify the Landscape: Annuals and Perennials


June 8, 2020

Landscape Diversity with Annuals and Perennials Let us spice up our landscapes. Our landscapes our overrun with a limited plant palette. We must diversify the landscape. In this landscape series, “Diversify the Landscape”, we are exploring ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, Diversify The Landscape, Environment, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Landscape, UF IFAS Extension

Diversify the Landscape: Unique Groundcovers


May 25, 2020

A New Groundcover Appeal Tired of the mundane? The ordinary? The boring? Landscapes stippled with the same plant material make me lose my interest in their designs. Nonetheless, let us think outside the normal plant palette. With the next gardening ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, Diversify The Landscape, Environment, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Groundcovers, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscape Design, UF IFAS Extension

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