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How safe is rain barrel water quality for growing gardens, landscapes in South Florida?

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October 18, 2023

Much more than a garden trend, rain barrels are an eco-friendly long-term solution to sustainable watering. They save money, promote water conservation and reduce the amount of stormwater runoff, potentially reducing flooding. While rainwater ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Ask IFAS, Eco-friendly, Flood Prevention, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Garden, Gardening, Horticultre, Kimberly Moore, Lorna Bravo, Mica McMillan, Money Saving, Plants, Potted Plants, Rain, Rain Barrel, Rain Water, South Florida, Sustainable Living, Sustainable Watering, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Vegetable Garden, Water Conservation, Watering Plants

Water Wednesday Recap: Rainwater Harvesting

September 23, 2021

Although rainwater harvesting has been practiced for thousands of years, recent concerns over water supplies and the environment have prompted a renewed interest in this method of water sourcing. A rainwater harvesting system is the collection ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: #WaterWednesday, Alternative Water Supply, DIY, Don Rainey, Rain Barrel, Rainwater, Rainwater Harvesting, Runoff, Tina McIntyre, Water, Water Conservation, Water RSA, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

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