Taking charge of your own irrigation programming may seem daunting, but knowing how to use your system's controller is critical in making sure it's running efficiently throughout the year. Follow the steps below to program your controller.
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Sarasota County has a long history of commitments to sustainability for both its own operations and the community. Twenty years ago, Sarasota County formed the Sustainability Program to implement changes and improvements for a more sustainable ... READ MORE
Homeowners associations (HOAs) and neighborhoods have critical roles to play in protecting local water quality. HOAs manage thousands of stormwater ponds and countless acres of landscapes across Sarasota County. The way those community assets ... READ MORE
Residents who receive their drinking water through a municipality enjoy peace of mind knowing that their potable water undergoes routine bacteriological testing behind-the-scenes. But how do you know if water from your private well is safe and ... READ MORE
Whether you’re environmentally conscious or your attendees expect you to reduce your carbon footprint, knowing how to plan a sustainable event is a needed skill in today’s world. With so many things to consider when you organize an event ... READ MORE
El huracán Ian causó daños significativos en gran parte de Florida, y las industrias de pesca y acuicultura del estado se vieron particularmente afectadas. Varios recursos están disponibles para los miembros de estas industrias que necesiten ... READ MORE
Si usted reside en Florida, es sumamente importante estar preparado para enfrentar los desastres naturales costeros. Un ejemplo de estos fue el Huracán Ian que impactó fuertemente a mi condado y el área donde yo radico. Estar preparado ... READ MORE
Water quality and conservation are high priority issues for both Sarasota County and the University of Florida. The local economy relies on healthy watersheds and reliable water supplies. At UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, we are fortunate ... READ MORE
One of the first science-related things we learn as children at school is that some animals, like birds and mammals, are warm-blooded, while others, such as amphibians, reptiles, and fish, are cold-blooded, also known as ectothermic. Cold-blooded ... READ MORE
Do you enjoy a hot cup of coffee in the morning? Or a perfectly ripe watermelon for dessert? Perhaps a tasty blueberry, strawberry, and banana smoothie? If so, then thank a pollinator.
Pollinators play a vital role in supporting commercial ... READ MORE