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Welcome to the Rainy Season in 15 minutes: An On-Demand Webinar Series!


July 2, 2021

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Insects, Irrigation, Landscape Hurricane Prep, Plant Disease, Polkgardening, Rain Barrels, Rainy Season, Water Efficiently, Weeds
Irrigation sprinkler and sign that reads "sun garden".

April is Water Conservation Month!


April 1, 2020

April is often very dry in terms of rainfall here is Central Florida. In an effort to help and encourage you to save water this month, below are some tips you can use to save water in the landscape. Maintain Your Irrigation System Many lawns ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Jschelb, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polkgardening, Water Conservation, Water Efficiently

Florida-friendly Landscaping Tip: Water Efficiently


July 6, 2015

Is this plant growing in your yard? Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle umbellata) growing in a lawn is a sign of being too wet and/or being overwatered. This native plant typically grows in our local wetlands. Following the 2nd principle of Florida-Friendly ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dollarweed, Florida Friendly, Lawn Problems, Lawn Weeds, Over-watering, Sarasota County, UF IFAS Extension, Water Efficiently

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