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^ Watch the video above to see real live fireflies blinking just a few nights ago in Pasco County - (filmed 7/18/21).
Yes - we do have fireflies here in Florida! (Trivia fact - At least 56 species of fireflies have been documented ... READ MORE
When you hear the word "pollinator," what comes to mind? Honeybees? Butterflies? How about flies? Wasps? Hummingbirds? Bats?
The diversity of pollinators is amazing. By using the principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping in ... READ MORE
The 9 Principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) can help protect our water, create beautiful neighborhoods, and support awesome wildlife!
The FFL Program is all about:
putting the "right plants" in the "right place"
giving ... READ MORE
The nine principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping* are designed to help:
Improve water quality
Make YOUR ideal landscape a reality!
*(Need a refresher on the 9 FFL ... READ MORE
Whether you call it Spotted Beebalm, Dotted Horsemint, or Monarda punctata, the blooming of this native wildflower is a reliable signal that the end* is near.
Each year, as children are heading back to school, ... READ MORE
Is your landscape water-wise?
The Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program is seeking to recognize landscapes from across the tri-county Tampa Bay* region that showcase the best in "water-wise" design and maintenance. *(includes Pasco, ... READ MORE
Florida is known for warm weather, sandy beaches, theme parks…. but fall color? We’ve got that too! Here's how to embrace the change in seasons, Florida-Friendly style.
Up north, the spectacle of autumn leaves changing color is ... READ MORE
As we reach the peak of the springtime dry season in Florida, it is a time to be extra-aware of wildfire risks. Pasco County Fire Rescue's social media page recently reminded residents of the importance of being fire-wise around our homes and ... READ MORE
Importance of Identifying Caterpillars Correctly: Pest or Butterfly
Within my multiple community gardens, I have found various caterpillars munching away on my vegetable plants and vegetables. Correctly identifying your caterpillars is important ... READ MORE