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Check for Operational Irrigation Rain Shutoff—It is the Law


July 6, 2021

It is important for us to conserve water in our landscapes anywhere that we can, so let’s make the easy improvements first! ALL landscape irrigation systems REQUIRE a rain sensor or other type of shut off device. This ensures that you are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cflandscapes, FFL, Florida Freindly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hwooten, Irrigation, Irrigation Shut Off, Landscape, Law, Rain, Rain Sensor, Rain Shut-off, Rainy Season, Save Water, Sensor, Shut Off, Water Wise

Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/10/20.


November 3, 2020

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. Fertilizer is regulated because ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer Ordinance, Florida, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Green Industries, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Hwooten, Law, Local Fertilizer Ordinance, Orange County, Required, Trained Applicator, Training, Urban Fertilizer

Tax Free Holidays


May 30, 2014

The law provides for tax free holidays on WaterSense and Energy Star appliances up to a total of $1500 with only one device over the cost of $500 allowed (Friday, September 19th and September 21st). Energy Star *Clotheswashers (residential ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Commercial, Energy Star, Family, Financial, Holiday, House Bill 5601, Law, Money Management, Residential, September, Tax Free, Wakulla County Extension, WaterSense

Agriculture Bill


February 9, 2012

State Preemption/Agriculture - HB 1197 by Rep. Mike Horner: was passed out of the House Ag and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee. This bill gives the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services exclusive authority to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture
Tags: Agriculture, Alan Hays, Apiaries, Beekeeping, Building Code, Consumer Services, County, Extension, Farm, Farm Signs, Farming, Florida, General Information, Government, Law, Mike Horner, Natural Resources, Representative, Senate, Senator, Services, Wakulla

Agriculture Bill


February 9, 2012

State Preemption/Agriculture - HB 1197 by Rep. Mike Horner: was passed out of the House Ag and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee. This bill gives the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services exclusive authority to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture
Tags: Agriculture, Alan Hays, Apiaries, Beekeeping, Building Code, Consumer Services, County, Extension, Farm, Farm Signs, Farming, Florida, Government, Law, Mike Horner, Natural Resources, Representative, Senate, Senator, Services, Uncategorized, Wakulla

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