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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


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
Tags: Colored Mulch, Cypress Mulch, Dyed Mulch, Inorganic Mulch, Melaleuca Mulch, Mulch, Organic Mulch, Pine Park Mulch, Pine Straw Mulch, Rubber Mulch, Utility Mulch

Differences Between Container, B&B, and Bare Root Trees


December 20, 2021

What are the differences between container, B&B, and bare root trees? After you have selected the right tree for your planting location, next you must decide what kind of tree to get. The three main nursery root stalks available are container, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: B&B, Ball And Burlp, Bare Root, Container Tree, Tree Planting, Tree Site Preparation

How Do I Select a Landscape Tree from a Nursery?


November 29, 2021

You finally selected the planting location and tree species for our landscaping project! Congratulations! Now what? Contact local nurseries to see who carries what you are looking for. Familiarize yourself with Florida Grades and Standards for ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Florida Grades And Standards, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Tree, Tree Selection, Trees In Landscapes

Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners


April 20, 2021

Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know... it all starts with irrigation! In this ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Extension Learning, Florida Friendly, Grass, Irrigation, Lawn, Residential Irrigation, Residential Landscape, Virtual Workshop, Water, Water Conservation

Water Wednesday Recap – Make Your Backyard a Wet Oasis for Wildlife


September 1, 2020

As our state continues to grow, wildlife is experiencing habitat loss due to development. In Florida, urban areas are a dominant feature in the landscape, and many of these urban areas are situated near natural wildlife preserves. What people ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Backyard Wildlife, Florida Water, Krista Stump, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

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