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No Mow Lawns in Florida

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July 26, 2022

Are you tired of mowing your yard, applying fertilizers and fighting turfgrass pests and diseases? Many central Florida residents are seeking more sustainable, low maintenance yards. Lawns planted with turfgrass can be a lot of maintenance, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida Gardening, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Groundcover, Low Maintenance, Now Mow, Turf, Turfgrass

Are Rock Yards Florida-Friendly?

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November 24, 2021

A Rock Yard is Not Florida-Friendly Rocks increase heat and can stress plants and increase plant pests and disease. They are usually imported from other states. Rocks do not support Florida's wildlife, including bees, butterflies, birds and ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Friendly Landscape, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gravel, Groundcover, Ocextension, Rock Yard, Rocks, Stones, Sustainable Landscapes, Turf Alternatives

Perennial Peanut: An Ideal Groundcover for Florida


November 13, 2020

Alternative lawn lifestyles Tired of the constant upkeep and long-term costs of maintaining your turf? How about the water bill? Do you have concerns about water pollution and nutrient run-off? Have your hard efforts to maintain grass been ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Groundcover, Lawn, Lawn Alternative, Perennial Peanut, Turf Alternative

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