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Tag: Cover

Backyard Birds - Cardinal

Creating Habitat for Birds in Central Florida


January 10, 2019

Recently the weather was warm enough for lunch on the patio and as we ate one of our guests remarked about how many birds he was observing in our backyard. It’s always good to have outside eyes on a property, for home often becomes common ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Wildlife
Tags: Bird Bath, Birdbath, Cover, Feeding Station, Food, Habitat, Landscape, Nesting, Shrubs, Trees, Water, Wildlife
Cover Crops

Utilize Cover Crops to Optimize Soil Quality


November 15, 2017

It is no secret that Florida’s soils are less than ideal from both a nutrient and production standpoint; finding ways to maximize soil health will have production benefits as well as environmental benefits. Utilizing cover crops is a great ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Annual, Bainum, Caitlin, Cattle, Cover, Crops, Equine, Erosion, Fertile, Forage, Herbage, Irrigation, Legumes, Perennial, Planting, Soil, Yield

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