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Know Your Rights and Responsibilities: Trees on Property Lines

July 9, 2024

Trees can be a beautiful addition to any property, but they can also be a source of conflict between neighbors. It's important to understand your rights and responsibilities when it comes to trees on or near property lines. Let's break down ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hillsborough County, HOA, Landscape, Master Gardener, Trees
picture of street trees

City Tree Planting Project & Florida-Friendly Landscaping Class

July 2, 2024

The City of Macclenny has recently adopted a Sustainable Tree Planting Initiative for the trees planted in city right-of-ways. The tree planting project is aimed at replacing invasive tree species to increase biodiversity, improve air and water ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources,
Tags: Classes And Events, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscaping, Native Plants, Trees, Urban Forestry

The International Society of Arboriculture Turns 100!

July 2, 2024

ISA is born. In 1924 members of the Connecticut Tree Protective Association convened a meeting that would plant the seed for an organization that revolutionized the tree care industry.  It was this gathering that became the first of 100 annual ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Management, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Arboriculture, Arborist Certification, Climate Change, ISA, ISA Certification, ISA Turns 100, Newsletter, Trees, Urban Horticulture

Don’t Forget to Take the Landscape Stakes Off Your Tropical Fruit Trees!

June 12, 2024

Rainy season is almost here, and it's a great time start planting tropical fruit trees. The consistent rain can help minimize the transplant shock that new trees experience and you may even be able to use less water to get your tree established, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Landscape, Planting, Trees, Tropical Fruit

Plant the right tree in the right place with help from UF

May 8, 2024

Homeowners, business owners and others can plant the right tree in the right place in cities and suburbs with help from a newly relaunched website from University of Florida scientists. If “right tree, right place” sounds similar to the ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Home Landscapes
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Canopy, Environmental Horticulture, Florida Trees, Howard Beck, Planting, Resilience, Right Tree; Right Place, Ryan Klein, Stability, Suburban, Trees, Urban, Urban Landscape Summit, Website
Image of homes along pond with shoreline vegetation and trees.

New Neighborhood Best Practices Program Provides Key Tools for Building Healthy Communities

May 1, 2024

Are you a homeowner living within a Homeowners Association (HOA) or serving on its board? Managing common areas like landscaping, trees, and stormwater ponds effectively can often be a challenge. But, fret not! There's a new initiative tailored ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Coastal Systems, Community Gardens, Florida Certified Arborists, Florida Friendly, HOA, Irrigation, Pgm_Chemicals, Pgm_HortRes, Preservation Area, Stormwater Ponds, Trees, Urban Wildlife, Water Conservation, Water Quality

Trees Change Climate

April 23, 2024

We need more trees, everywhere! Loss of tree canopy is one of the main reasons that climate change has become so severe.  Whichever side of the fence you are on, we all must admit that the climate is changing, and not for the better. When ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Change, Climate Change Solutions, Heat Island, Miami-Dade, Newsletter, Plant Zones, Trees, Urban Canopy

Weekly “What is it?”: Tarkiln Bayou State Preserve

April 11, 2024

Florida is blessed with an abundance of ecologically diverse state parks. Among them are opportunities to hike, camp, and see wildlife lush forests and wide-open savannas or fish, swim, and paddle through pristine bayous and rivers. One ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Wildlife, Ecotourism, Estuaries, Habitat Conservation, Native Plants, Trees, Weekly What Is It

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