By: Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager.
The Community Water Wise Awards Program is sponsored by Tampa Bay Water and was created to recognize individuals and businesses committed to conserving water ... READ MORE
Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month!
By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager.
April and May are typically the driest months of the year in Central Florida. Making this the perfect time to ... READ MORE
You probably have observed over the last weeks that even the most drought resistant of plants are beginning to wilt and not looking at their best. In West Central Florida and other regions in the State the dry season is upon us and landscapes ... READ MORE
Green Society: Making the Future
Last weekend I was fortunate enough to participate in a panel discussion about the future of our community. The panel was a part of an art show titled Expanding Waters, hosted by Creative Pinellas. ... READ MORE
2020 has proven to be an exceptionally difficult year. There have been no shortages of challenges, disruptions or bad news. At times, it's been so many crises that we lose touch with the impacts we can make on the lives of our families, friends, ... READ MORE
Every ten years an event happens that is important to you and to your community, the Census. How much elected representation, money, and overall attention your community will potentially receive is set up by the Census. The 2020 Census is happening ... READ MORE
Faculty and staff from UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County are constantly developing new events, classes and educational programs on many different topics. It is hard to keep up on everything that is happening!
That is why we have developed ... READ MORE
My father used to tell me as a child that even at low tide you can catch fish. What I always took this to mean was that even through tough situations, even when times seems desperate, there is an opportunity. You must look for it, you have to ... READ MORE
Rainwater Harvesting - It’s the rainy season, time to get ready!
Did you know that Tampa Bay residents receive an average of 50 inches of precipitation per year? Most of this rain falls between June and November making now a perfect time ... READ MORE
You may have wondered about the e-mails you are receiving from the UF/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ team over the last weeks. Due to the current circumstances we wanted to reach out to you but missed the opportunity to introduce ... READ MORE