Looking around our neighborhood’s landscape, it is evident that St Lucie County and the neighboring counties are experiencing an extended period of drought. Lawns that are not irrigated appear straw-like, the place is dusty and ornamental ... READ MORE
For the last 25 years, April has been Water Conservation Month in Florida.
This is especially important this year, as we are in a drought.
While half of Osceola is only in a moderate drought, the other half is severe. Seminole ... READ MORE
Everyone has the same goal for the yard.
We all want our place to look good, whether we take care of it ourselves or hire various companies to do it.
Either way, here are some ideas on how to have a nice yard with fewer problems.
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It’s that time of year where daily afternoon showers bring a lot of rain. One way to take advantage of this rain is by installing a rain barrel. Rain barrels collect water that falls from your roof. This water can be stored and used for your ... READ MORE
Did you know the average Florida household uses over 130 gallons of water per day? This high-water use comes at a price, but conserving water will make sure we have plenty of water in the future. Give the following tips a try and watch your ... READ MORE
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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You can add some plants to make it look natural and attract wildlife
Having a lawn around the pond is not the best answer for attracting wildlife. According to the Florida Friendly principles, a lawn should not be any closer than 10 feet ... READ MORE
Summer is here, and with the heat comes rain. Where does all this rainwater go? Some of it soaks into the ground, some evaporates back into the air, but some also runs off into waterbodies. Rain that runs off the ground is called stormwater ... READ MORE
Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services ... 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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