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Lakefront Landscaping webinar recording


February 17, 2022

In this webinar you will learn how to care for shorelines, lakefronts and ponds. We will cover species of beneficial plants. Learn about aquatic plants that live in the water and how to plant and maintain them. Presented by Tia Silvasy, Orange ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aquatic Plants, Ditch, Garden, Lake, Lakefront, Landscape, Orange, Permit, Pond, Rain Garden, Seminole, Silvasy, Stormwater

List of Freshwater Aquatic Plants for Florida


February 14, 2022

This list of Florida native plants will be helpful if you live on the lakefront, a freshwater water body, or are doing a rain garden in a wet spot in your yard. These plants are water loving and live in different zones on the shoreline. While ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Aquatic, Central Florida, Florida, Freshwater, Grasses, Habitat. Trees, Lakefront, Plants, Rain Garden, Water Lillies, Wildlife

Rain gardens help manage stormwater runoff


February 28, 2018

People often don't understand the purpose of a ‘rain garden’. Consequently, they may confuse it with a water garden or a bog garden. In reality, a rain garden is neither. It is, however, an important part of Florida-friendly Landscaping ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Horticulture, Rain Garden, Stormwater Management

What To Do with All This Rain? Plant a Rain Garden!


April 14, 2015

Rain gardens are an easy way to return water to our aquifer, reduce erosion, and help prevent stormwater runoff. Running down the driveway or patio, rainwater can pick up lawn chemicals and pesticides. A rain garden is basically a low section ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Annuals, Best Management Practices, Garden Design, General Gardening, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Rain, Rain Garden, Runoff, Spring 2015, Stormwater, Wildflowers

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