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To save water, start with irrigating less

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March 16, 2023

Growing up, we are taught to save water by turning the faucet off while we brush our teeth, or by taking short showers instead of baths. Every bit of saved water is important, but recent research indicates that water use in our yards can really ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Center For Land Use Efficiency, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, H2OSAV, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscapes, Rain Sensor, Save Water, Smart-irrigation Controllers, UF IFAS Extension, Water, Water Conservation, Water Quantity, Water Use, Yards

Essential preparations in closing your seasonal home

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February 18, 2021

By LORI JOHNSON TAVARES, Fla. ---The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Lake and Sumter counties will provide a free educational program to help teach you to close your seasonal home for optimal health and safety of your property. The ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Landscaping, Lori Johnson, Mildew, Property, Safety, Seasonal Homes, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Yards

Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Scholarship Program

November 8, 2020

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County CED Lorna Bravo UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer program launches the first Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Scholarship program! Applications are available for ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Extension, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Gardening, Master Gardener Program, Scholarship Programs, South Florida, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, Volunteers, Yards

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