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‘Flip My Florida Yard’ season 2 streaming now

June 27, 2022

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn
Tags: "Flip My Florida Yard", Chad Crawford, Esen Momol, Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Landscaping, Natural Resources, Tina McIntyre, Tom Wichman, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County

UF Turfgrass Science Program kicks off 100th year with a new look

February 24, 2022

The University of Florida’s work to further turfgrass science reaches a milestone 100 years in 2022, and the program has a new website fit for the centennial celebrations to come. Visit turf.ifas.ufl.edu to learn more about this multidisciplinary ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf
Tags: 100th Anniversary, Anniversary, Featured, Special Topics, Turfgrass, Turfgrass Science

UF/IFAS plants flora to try to reduce pollutants going into lakes, rivers

July 28, 2021

BRADENTON, Fla. --- Now, in the middle of summer, when those afternoon or evening rains come, stormwater from lawns, driveways and roofs drains down to any of the 76,000 stormwater ponds scattered around Florida. As stormwater flows into these ... READ MORE

Category: Lawn, Water
Tags: Absorb, Basil Iannone, Best Management Practices, Lakes, Lawns, Manatee County, Nitrogen, Nutrients, Paul Monaghan, Phosphorus, Plants, Rivers, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Stormwater, Stormwater Ponds, Urban Landscape Ecology

A healthy lawn using less water? UF/IFAS can show you how

June 23, 2021

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Florida-friendly Landscaping, Home Gardening, Irrigation, Lawn, Lawn Care, Marion County, Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County, St. Johns County, Sumter County, Turfgrass, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Water Conscious, Water Conservation, Water Use

What’s that weed? New weed ID video series available

June 14, 2021

A new video series will help hobby gardeners and professional horticulturalists identify weeds in their gardens and greenhouses. Proper identification helps lower herbicide use and leads to more successful weed management. The free, on-demand ... READ MORE

Category: HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Weed Science, Weeds

New Florida-Friendly plant app guides you to the right plants for a sustainable landscape

June 7, 2021

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn
Tags: App, Drought, Esen Momol, FFL Plant Guide, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Irrigation, Plants, Tom Wichman

Up your lawn game with tips from UF/IFAS experts

April 7, 2021

“Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” returns in 2021, and the next episode covers lawns. The next event is live on April 8 at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central. Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive. Zoom requires ... READ MORE

Category: Events, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bryan Unruh, Gardening In The Panhandle, Julie McConnell, Larry Williams, Lawn Care, Lawns, Leon County, Mark Tancig, Okaloosa County, Pat Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District, Virtual Learning, Wakulla County, West Florida Research And Education Center

With COVID case concerns in key southeast industries, Department of Health, UF/IFAS Extension amplify workplace safety outreach

July 14, 2020

A concern for the agribusinesses, pest management and lawn care industries in southeast Florida is the motive behind a bolstered safety initiative led by the collaboration between UF/IFAS and the Department of Health in four counties. UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Horticulture, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Covid-19, COVID19, Miami-Dade County, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

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