In November of 2013 the Hernando County Commission passed the final draft of the Fertilizer Application Ordinance. The ordinance contains new rules and restrictions that effect commercial applicators, municipal workers and homeowners alike and was passed to help… Read More
Why do we have irrigation systems in Florida? What are irrigation system requirements and why does what we do in our own yards impact Florida’s water? Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre and Brooke Moffis, the Horticulture Agents in… Read More
Even if you are not stuck at home, we are all social distancing, and chances are you have at least one neighbor quarantining. This has got me to thinking about all the ways we can reach out and… Read More
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County… Read More
Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something that may not sound or… Read More
Join us to learn more about recreational scalloping in Florida virtually! Don’t miss out! Scalloping in Hernando, Citrus, and Levy Counties When: June 30, 2020 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration: https://bit.ly/2MHxTEs Scalloping in Pasco County When:… Read More
What is a rain sensor? How does it work? Last Water Wednesday, the Residential Horticulture Agent in Osceola County, Eva Pabon gave us an overview of rain sensors.
What: Free Webinar- Native Turtles of Florida When: Friday June 12th at 1:00 pm Presented by: Dr. Steve Johnson, UF/IFAS Associate Professor in the Department of Wildlife and Ecology, and Jim Davis, UF/IFAS Multi-County Extension Director for Hernando… Read More
What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain barrel. To read… Read More
Did you know around 11% of the household water is used to flush toilets in Florida? Last Water Wednesday was all about the toilets.
You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly landscape.