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
Category: Home Landscapes
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 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
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.
There is nothing new in using social media to share information or inform the public about your services. In fact, any business or organization that does not have a strong social media presence is essentially irrelevant. Online teaching… Read More
Join us for our Wildlife and Invasive Species Educational (WISE) workshops! August 21 at 1:00 pm – “Insects and Other Arthropods Found in Florida’s Natural Areas” – Discover all the fascinating insects and other bugs found in Florida’s… Read More
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More
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New trees form a framework for your landscape. Hernando County is in USDA’s plant-hardiness zone 9. Choose varieties of Florida-Friendly or native plants that are suited to grow in west central Florida. Ask questions and read plant labels. … Read More
By guest writer Hazel Miller “It makes a whole lot of sense when you realize that you can eat your lawn rather than mow it” Fleet farming is an interesting concept of urban agriculture. This is a program… Read More
I’ve heard that statement so many times it’s become almost cliché. Cliché, but false. I mean, seriously, look out of a window. It doesn’t look like a desert to me. Plenty of greenery to behold! So, I guess… Read More