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.
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What if the lawn looks kind of brown instead of the bright green color it had during the colder season? What should be done about it? Should we put extra fertilizer on it and water it more to green it up? Should we mow it lower to make ... READ MORE
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!
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For many homeowners, watering is a way of life. Central Florida is experiencing a mild winter. During winter, the grass is not actively growing and does not need as much water as during the Spring/Summer growing season. Irrigating the lawn once ... READ MORE
In Central Florida there are many species of turfgrass to choose from and within those species are many cultivars. Such a wide selection can make it quite difficult to decide which one is right for your landscape. When choosing, site selection ... READ MORE
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
Healthy plants are happy plants! For a plant to be happy, first it needs to be planted at the right place where it will get all its requirements in the right proportion. Different plants have different amounts requirements. Plants needs soil, ... READ MORE
Do you know how much water you use on a daily basis? Have you heard of virtual water? Did you know that water is used to create nearly every product out there, including our food? Last Water Wednesday, we invited the Sustainable Ag and Food ... READ MORE
St. Johns River Water Management District and Southwest Water Management District limit watering to after 4 pm and before 10 am. Why is this? Why can you not just water your garden whenever you want? Last Water Wednesday, Jamie Daugherty, the ... READ MORE
Did you know half of our household water is used in lawns? Saving Florida’s water resources is a vital responsibility of everyone. Last Water Wednesday, I invited the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent, Tina McIntyre, to give us a talk about ... READ MORE