A rain barrel is an easy way to save water from a rainfall event to water your garden later. You may choose to buy one ready made, or you can make it yourself.
Finding a Barrel
The first step of making a rain barrel is finding the barrel. ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of five, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you plan and prepare for the Florida summer rainy season outdoors. Topics include the Ins and Outs of Your Irrigation ... READ MORE
The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo
Come and learn about the importance of having a Florida-Friendly butterfly garden in your backyard. Learn the vital role our local pollinators ... READ MORE
Is your landscape water-wise?
The Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program is seeking to recognize landscapes from across the tri-county Tampa Bay* region that showcase the best in "water-wise" design and maintenance. *(includes Pasco, ... READ MORE
Excessive or inefficient watering of a landscape can be just as harmful as giving too little water. The best Florida-Friendly Landscapes only put water where it’s needed, when it’s needed. Check out these simple tricks to help save water, ... READ MORE
Summertime is upon us following a relatively wet winter. Hot weather and summer showers help mosquito populations fluorish. While a mosquito can deliver an annoying bite, they can also transmit diseases.
There ARE a few things that citizens ... READ MORE
Help control mosquito population
To help control mosquito populations, inspect your property for standing water. This can include pet dishes, bird baths, old tires, dirty rain gutters, plant saucers, and more. Infestations in large pools can ... READ MORE
There are many things we can do to conserve water in our homes and landscapes. By following some or all of the tips you can conserve and preserve our valuable water resources as well as save money. Engage the entire family in the effort ... READ MORE