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Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Protect the waterfront


August 30, 2017

Living on the coast or along a lake in Florida can make for a fantastic lifestyle, often replete with stunning scenery and vibrant ecosystems. But, that lifestyle carries with it additional responsibility, in the form of preserving our waters ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: Algae, Chemicals, Fertilizer, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscaping, Lawn, Pesticide, Pgm_HortRes, Plants, Runoff, Turn, Water
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Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Reduce stormwater runoff


August 30, 2017

Florida is an amazing state, in many ways. Chief among these is the variety of water resources available to us. We can boast of nearly 3,000 miles of shoreline, more than 650 miles of coastal beaches, some 7,800 freshwater lakes, 700-assorted ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water, Work & Life
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Lawn, Pgm_HortRes, Runoff, Stormwater, Water, Yard
rain garden in florida

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Reduce stormwater runoff


August 30, 2017

Florida is an amazing state, in many ways. Chief among these is the variety of water resources available to us. We can boast of nearly 3,000 miles of shoreline, more than 650 miles of coastal beaches, some 7,800 freshwater lakes, 700-assorted ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water, Work & Life
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Lawn, Pgm_HortRes, Runoff, Stormwater, Water, Yard
Hands sift compost gathered from a pile.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Recycle yard waste


April 21, 2017

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Compost, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Landscaping, Lawn, Pgm_HortRes, Recycle, Yard Waste
Hands sift compost gathered from a pile.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Recycle yard waste


April 21, 2017

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Compost, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Landscaping, Lawn, Pgm_HortRes, Recycle, Reduce Reuse Recycle, Yard Waste

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Manage yard pests responsibly


March 14, 2017

What is a pest? For me, the first thing that comes to mind is my brother. For this article, though, let’s focus on pests in the landscape. Diseases, insects and weeds are the major pests that vex homeowners. In years past, the typical response ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Landscape, Lawn, Pests, Pgm_HortRes, Turf, Yard

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Manage yard pests responsibly


March 14, 2017

What is a pest? For me, the first thing that comes to mind is my brother. For this article, though, let’s focus on pests in the landscape. Diseases, insects and weeds are the major pests that vex homeowners. In years past, the typical response ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Landscape, Lawn, Pests, Pgm_HortRes, Turf, Yard

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Attract wildlife


January 13, 2017

Imagine a backyard refuge where butterflies flit around, songbirds splash in a birdbath, and hummingbirds dart from flower to flower. It's a beautiful, serene scene; one that can benefit Florida wildlife. And you can make it real, with help ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Wildlife
Tags: Animals, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Habitat, Landscaping, Lawn, Nature, Pgm_HortRes, Wildlife

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