It is summertime in Florida and that means lots of rain. That is great for our plants, but often these heavy rains lead to rainwater running off the landscape and carrying pollutants down our storm drains. Some of… Read More
Tag: Florida-Friendly Landscaping
Mention the word “recycle,” and many people automatically leap to thinking of glass, plastic, paper, aluminum and the range of consumer materials we acquire every day. But there’s another recyclable that many of us overlook, one that plays… Read More
Lawns go dormant during late fall and early winter in many parts of Florida, resulting in brown lawns throughout the cold months. Homeowners may prefer green lawns, but there is nothing wrong with brown grass in the winter—it… Read More
If you live in north or central Florida, you may be aware that tropical, subtropical and recently planted, unestablished plants are more susceptible to cold injury from typical freezing temperatures (such temperatures are rare in south Florida). Tropical and summer… Read More
Whether you work from home or in an office, these tips can help you create a “green” workspace for better health, mood and productivity—and a cleaner environment.