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We need to hear from YOU!


October 12, 2021

We need to hear from you!   Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts about our Florida-Friendly Landscaping outreach. Click the following Qualtrics link to participate in a brief anonymous survey. LINK: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9zNZnEd2ZAnx9s2     Why ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water, Wildlife
Tags: #floridafriendly, #SaveWaterFL, #WorkSmarterNotHarder, Featured, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Landscapes, Landscaping, Resilient Landscaping, Save Water, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, Smart Water Application Technology, Trees, Water Conservation, Water Wise
Basil leaves

UF Researchers Work to Save Pesto!


August 27, 2021

Q: What's wrong with my basil? Here at Extension, we receive a lot of questions about struggling basil. One of the most common issues? A devastating disease called “basil downy mildew” which has become very widespread over the past few years... ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #EatLocal, #EdibleLandscaping, #floridafriendly, #NotAllHeroesWearCapes, #RightPlantRightPlace, #SavePesto, #ThankAScientist, #WorkSmarterNotHarder, IPM
Nighttime skyline with trees and a single point of light from a firefly

Searching for (and finding!) fireflies… right here in Pasco County!


July 20, 2021

^ Watch the video above to see real live fireflies blinking just a few nights ago in Pasco County - (filmed 7/18/21). Yes - we do have fireflies here in Florida! (Trivia fact - At least 56 species of fireflies have been documented ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: #floridafriendly, #ufbugs, AttractWildlife, Fireflies, Landscape, Wildlife

After the Tropical Storm, My Plants Need a Snorkel


June 9, 2020

My Plants need a Snorkel We needed rain and our wishes were granted. The soil was dry and dusty when I planted salvia in my yard, right before the tropical storm that unleashed torrents of rain in North Florida. After 12-17 inches of rain descended, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: #floridafriendly, #gardening #hurricane #tropicalstorm #landscaping, #northfloridagardening, Plants, Trees

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