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Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Groundcovers

November 21, 2023

Low-Maintenance Groundcovers Groundcovers are low-to-the-ground plants that you can use to help fill out your landscape. Keep reading to learn about some groundcover plants that require minimal watering and care in Sarasota County. Note: ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: Alternative, Grass, Groundcovers, Landscaping, Lawn, Lml, Low, Maintenance, Pgm_Water, Water
Low maintenance landscape

Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Introduction

May 4, 2023

Hey, you! Are you tired of waking up early to water your plants? Sick of high water and electric bills from heavy duty irrigation all year round? Fed up with constantly paying for the latest and greatest way to get rid of plant pests? Perhaps ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Edible, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscaping, Low, Maintenance, Native, Pgm_Water, Pollinators, Water

Easy drip irrigation system repairs

May 25, 2022

Drip, or micro-irrigation, is a great choice for landscape beds. It is up to 50% more water-efficient than a traditional sprinkler system, and it provides water directly to the plant instead of applying spray in a "one size fits all" pattern. These ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: Drip, Grass, Home_irrigation_tips, Irrigation, Landscape, Lawn, Maintenance, Microirrigation, Pgm_Water, Turf

Green Industry Going Greener?

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June 1, 2018

Many readers may already know, the term Green Industry refers to the commercial lawn and landscapers that work so hard to keep our yards and neighborhoods beautiful in the hot Florida sun. Green industry professionals stay current on best practices ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Money Matters, Turf
Tags: BMP, Electric, Green, Industry, Landscape, Lawn Service, Maintenance, Mower, Mowing, Rechargeable, Sustainable

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