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Aromatic Sweet Almond Bush

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December 28, 2023

One of my all time favorite plants in my backyard are my sweet almond bushes. I first discovered these plants as I wandered around a local lawn and garden center, drawn to their wonderful almond scent emanating from its small, white flower ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn,
Tags: Gardening, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pollinator Garden, Pollinators, Residential Horticulture, Sweet Almond Bush

Reducing Conflicts Between Trees and Power Lines

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July 25, 2023

Power is a great luxury enjoyed by many. This is true especially in the Florida summer. We love our air conditioning, functioning fridges, etc. Any time the power goes out, it is stressful. Your house can get hot, your food may go bad, it is ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Trees And Electricity, Trees And Power Lines, Urban Forestry, Utility Forestry

How-To Video Series to Create Your Own Sustainable Landscaping

September 14, 2022

Wondering how your landscape can protect the environment? The Water Wednesday Team has partnered with the UF/IFAS Communications and developed 11 videos to show you how your landscape can be both esthetically pleasing and environmental friendly. Click ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hands-on Video, How-to Video, Landscape Practices, Sustainable Landscape, Water Conservation, Water Protection, Water Wednesday

Mulch Options for the Home Landscape

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March 29, 2022

Mulch can add the finishing touch to your landscape. With so many options out there, how can you pick what works best for you? Are some mulch options better than others? There are two broad categories of mulch: organic and inorganic. Organic ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn
Tags: Colored Mulch, Cypress Mulch, Dyed Mulch, Inorganic Mulch, Melaleuca Mulch, Mulch, Organic Mulch, Pine Park Mulch, Pine Straw Mulch, Rubber Mulch, Utility Mulch

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