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Save water and money with a free irrigation evaluation


January 28, 2022

Home Irrigation is the #1 Water Waster in Florida Many homeowners are not aware of how much water they may be using on irrigation. System inefficiencies can cause plant stress and money to go down the drain. A free irrigation evaluation by ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: Evaluation, Irrigation, Overwatering, Pgm_Water, Rotors, Sprayheads, Sprinklers, Turf, Turfgrass, Water, Yard

Top 5 Reasons You Should Check Your Sprinklers NOW!


September 3, 2021

      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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: #SaveWaterFL, #WorkSmarterNotHarder, Dry Season, Efficient Irrigation, Fall, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Irrigation, Landscaping, Resilient Landscaping, Save Water, Saving Water, Seasonal, Smart Irrigation, Sprinklers, Water Conservation
Water pours out across sidewalk from damaged sprinkler head

Sprinkler tune-up!


March 4, 2021

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Drought, Dry Season, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Irrigation, Saving Water, Spring, Sprinklers, Water Conservation, Water Wise

How to Water Your Lawn and Save Water for the Fishes


February 20, 2018

Did you know that about 60% of home water usage is used to water landscapes? That is, 60% of our fresh drinking water is used to grow one of the world’s largest inedible crops! So how can you water your lawn and landscape and not waste ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Landscape, Lawn, Micro-irrigation., Microirrigation, Plants, Sprinklers, Waste

Water Conservation in Your Landscape


January 26, 2018

Water is one of our most valued resources in Florida and across the world. Both water quality and quantity are affected by landscape irrigation, fertilization, and pest management practices. Despite having seemingly extensive water resources ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fresh Water, Hunter, Irrigation, Landscape Drought, Lawn, Maxine, Plants, Sprinklers, Water Conservation

Taking the guesswork out of watering the lawn (Part 3)


December 26, 2017

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Irrigation, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, Smart Water Application Technoligy, Soil Moisture Sensor, Sprinklers, SWAT, Turf, Water Conservation

Taking the guesswork out of watering the lawn (Part 2)


December 13, 2017

(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

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Irrigation, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, Smart Water Application Technoligy, Soil Moisture Sensor, Sprinklers, SWAT, Turf, Water Conservation

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