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Yes, it's been raining buckets all summer. Hopefully your sprinklers have gotten a good rest... BUT... when the fall "dry season" arrives in central FL, are your sprinklers ready to put water where it's needed, when ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of four, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you save water in the landscape and use irrigation more efficiently. Topics include microirrigation, setting your irrigation ... READ MORE
It's time for a sprinkler tune-up!
With another "dry season" approaching in central FL, it's time to make sure your sprinkler system is putting water where it's needed, when it's needed...
So, if you're a DIY person, get ready ... 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
As we approach the "dry season" here in central FL, you'll want to be 100% sure your sprinkler system is working properly and putting water where it's needed.
So put on your bathing suit, and get ready to run through ... READ MORE
Is your landscape “water-wise?”
If you live in the tri-county Tampa Bay area and answered "yes" -
...your yard could be a winner!
But time to enter is running out ~ All entries must be received by June 30, 2018!
UPDATE: ... READ MORE
In this multi-part series, we’re taking the guesswork out of watering the lawn. (For earlier segments, see Part 1 and Part 2.) In this post, we’ll continue looking at soil moisture sensors, discussing the importance of correct sensor placement.
Location, ... READ MORE
(This is the second part of a series about how to take the guesswork out of watering the lawn. For part 1, click here.)
Measuring the moisture where it counts…at the roots.
Just over a decade ago, a UF/IFAS blogpost was published ... READ MORE