Earlier this year, 10 homeowners across 10 Florida counties were chosen to have either their front yard or their back yard “flipped” into a Florida-Friendly paradise.
Now, the hard work of the landscape teams, planners and designers comes ... READ MORE
FLORIDA – April is Water Conservation Month. A typically dry month in Florida, April is also when consumer water-use is highest in the state.
Science tells us that residents often use more water than needed in home landscapes, ... READ MORE
Spring has arrived in Florida. Now is great time to learn about conserving native pollinators and the plants that support them.
A book written by the late Rebecca Jordi has been helping Floridians of all ages do just that.
“Zoe’s Mission” ... READ MORE
The 2021 Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) Awards recognized another round of leaders in applying the program’s principles and educating others on making environmentally conscious changes to their landscapes.
The awards were divided ... READ MORE
Florida’s climate makes a cozy environment for a variety of plant species. The downside is that invasive and potentially destructive species often try to call Florida home, too. A new guide developed by UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County outlines ... READ MORE
On Wednesday, the downtown garden at the Orange County Administration building received a makeover. The new installment includes more than 17 species of native plants that will boost pollinator visits to the site and increase biodiversity.
“The ... READ MORE
This summer, UF/IFAS Extension agents across central Florida will host free weekly webinars aimed to help residents maintain a healthy lawn and conserve one of Florida’s most valuable resource, water.
“The average residential irrigation ... READ MORE
As you’re finishing your spring planting, you can use a new, free UF/IFAS tool to help select the right native and ornamental plants and turf for a resilient, sustainable Florida landscape.
The UF/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping ™ ... READ MORE
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Dr. Emily Miller-Cushon: Florida is the largest dairy-producing state in the southeast. Right now we have about 75 licensed dairy farms. So you have just over about 100,000 cows and maybe around 60,000 young ... READ MORE
One third of all U.S. households participate in some type of food gardening with vegetable gardening being the most common type.
UF/IFAS Extension agents from throughout the Sunshine State have released a guide to help consumers design ... READ MORE