Q: Is there really a Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ law that allows homeowners to remove their turfgrass and install Florida-Friendly Landscaping without HOA permission?
A: Not exactly... It’s a little more complicated.
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Are you getting ready to plant new shrubs in your landscape? Before you buy another plant or dig another hole, watch this quick step-by-step video tutorial. I've included tips about plant selection, hole sizing, mulching & more. Get ready ... READ MORE
We want to see your landscape!
At UF/IFAS Extension, we spend a lot of time looking at landscapes in distress. Pests, disease diagnosis, water issues, mucky ponds, invasive plants, etc.
Don't get me wrong... it's our specialty, and we ... READ MORE
Attention gardeners! Landscape designers! Green-industry pros!
The annual Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program is on the lookout for landscapes that showcase the best in "water-wise" design and maintenance. The annual contest is ... READ MORE
Is your landscape water-wise?
The Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program is seeking to recognize landscapes from across the tri-county Tampa Bay* region that showcase the best in "water-wise" design and maintenance. *(includes Pasco, ... READ MORE
What image comes to mind when you hear the term “drought-tolerant plant?”
Ugh. Unfortunately, there are a handful of common misconceptions about drought-tolerant landscaping that just won't go away.
Too often, the phrase ... READ MORE
August 1, 2014
By Trevor Hylton
Photo by Trevor Hylton
Cover crops have traditionally been used by farmers to improve soil, but they can also benefit the home gardener. ... READ MORE