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Flowering shrub in dappled sunlight - Walter's viburnum

Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards – ENTER TODAY!


June 11, 2021

Could you have the next winner?     The annual Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program is on the lookout for landscapes that showcase the best in "water-wise" design and maintenance. This annual contest is open to residents, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: #SaveWaterFL, Award, Efficient Irrigation, Environment, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Landscaping, Plant Selection, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Water Conservation, Water Wise

What happened to FloridaYards.org?


May 18, 2021

If you're reading this, you may have noticed a disturbance in the Florida-Friendly force... Yes, one of the original websites for Florida-Friendly Landscaping has disappeared from the interwebs.   Meanwhile, if you've visited some of ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Landscape, Landscaping, Native Plants, Plant Selection, Right Place, Right Plant, Water Conservation, Website

Diversify the Landscape: Landscape Shrubbery


June 22, 2020

A Shrubbery! Fill your landscapes with diversity! Our vibrant landscapes should exude a mix of different groundcovers, perennials, annuals, shrubs, and trees. Landscapes provide tremendous value when we diversify the landscape. In the “Diversify ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua, Diversify The Landscape, Environment, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden Ideas, Gardening, Landscape, Landscape Design, Plant Selection, Plants, Shrubs, UF IFAS Extension

The Garden Awaits: April Gardening in Alachua County


April 1, 2020

April is Almost Here Bees are buzzing, flowers blooming, and many plants are awaking from their winter-time slumber. Although many of us are cooped-up and getting a little stir-crazy, the garden awaits. Gardening is one of our most powerful ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Environment, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food, Fruits, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Landscape, Landscape Management, Management, Plant Selection, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

A Diverse Landscape is a Healthy Landscape


July 22, 2019

A Lesson from History: Dutch Elm Disease It is a strange thing; a never-ending story continually appearing in the landscape. We fall in love with a specific landscape aesthetic, certain plant material begins to dominate the landscape, and then ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disease, Diversity, Dutch Elm Disease, Landscape, Lethal Bronzing, Plant Diversity, Plant Selection

Landscape Design Series: Right Plant, Right Place


January 9, 2019

This is the fourth post in the Landscape Design Series “Don’t Panic” has been our reoccurring mantra with the landscape design series. Now that we have discussed some of the basics of landscape design, our confidence should have grown ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Conservation, Design, Designer, Elements, Elements Of Design, Environment, Environmental Design, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Landscape, Landscape Design, Landscape Design TC, Plant Material, Plant Selection, Plants, Right Place, Right Plant, Right Plant Right Place

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