Hurricane Prep for the Landscape: A new episode of Your Central Florida Yard podcast

Your central Florida yard podcast cover with butterfly, tomato plant, and saw palmetto leafHurricane Prep for Landscapes

In this episode of Your Central Florid Yard, we talk hurricane prep. Living in Florida includes being prepared for hurricanes. Many people know how to get their homes ready but what should do for your landscape? Join us to learn how to prepare your garden and landscape for hurricane season along with tips for recovery after the storm.

A new episode out now from Your Central Florida Yard

Your Central Florida Yard, a podcast from UF/IFAS Extension Polk County has a new episode on hurricane prep for the landscape. Listen to it on Spotify (below) or where ever you listen to podcasts.

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Your garden checklist

Do a pre-storm assessment of your yard. Gather the supplies mentioned in the episode and take the time to walk your yard. Remember to add pre-storm assessments to your hurricane prep checklist each year.   

Learn more

For more information, contact UF/IFAS Extension Polk County at (863) 519-1041 or visit us online at The Plant Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm to answer your gardening and landscaping questions. Give us a call or email us at

If you are not in Polk County, Contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic.

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a volunteer-driven program that benefits UF/IFAS Extension and the citizens of Florida. The program extends the vision of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, all the while protecting and sustaining natural resources and environmental systems, enhancing the development of human resources, and improving the quality of human life through the development of knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and making that knowledge accessible.

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Posted: May 22, 2024

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
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