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Category: Home Landscapes

UF Studies Show Home Buyers Like ‘Green’ Features but May Not Understand Green Living

View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Home buyers appreciate the benefits of “green” communities, but residents don’t necessarily lead more eco-friendly lives than their neighbors in traditional homes, according to two University of Florida studies conducted in the fast-growing… Read More

UF turfgrass researchers release slow-grow, low-mow grass — and it’s pretty

By: Mickie Anderson (352) 392-0400Source: Russell Nagata nagata@ifas.ufl.edu, 561-993-1557 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Imagine life with fewer Saturday afternoons stuck behind a noisy lawn mower. The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has released… Read More

Relocating ‘nuisance bears’ may do more harm than good, UF study shows

Source(s): Kim Annis kimannis@ufl.edu, 352-846-0643 Mel Sunquist sunquist@ufl.edu, 352-846-0566 View Photo View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For decades, state wildlife officials have been trapping and relocating so-called “nuisance bears” that get too close to humans. But a new… Read More

New UF partnerships help solve growth management issues in Florida

By: Chuck Woods (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Tom Ankersen ankersen@law.ufl.edu, 352-273-0835 Larry Arrington lra@ufl.edu, 352-392-1761 Jim Cato jccato@ufl.edu, 352-392-5870 Robert Jerry jerryr@law.ufl.edu, 352-392-9238 Pierce Jones ez@energy.ufl.edu, 352-392-8074 View Photo GAINESVILLE, FLA. — Finding realistic and equitable legal solutions to… Read More