Did you know by Florida Statute requires “Any person who operates an automatic landscape irrigation system shall properly install, maintain, and operate technology that inhibits or interrupts operation of the system during periods of sufficient moisture.”… Read More
Category: Home Landscapes
Have you heard of FAWN? What is FAWN? FAWN is Florida Automated Weather Network. It is a University of Florida-operated service aiding agricultural decision-makers statewide since 1997. Last Water Wednesday, we invited the Project Manager… Read More
Why do we have irrigation systems in Florida? What are irrigation system requirements and why does what we do in our own yards impact Florida’s water? Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre and Brooke Moffis, the… Read More
What is a rain sensor? How does it work? Last Water Wednesday, the Residential Horticulture Agent in Osceola County, Eva Pabon gave us an overview of rain sensors.
What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain… Read More
You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly… Read More
Is bamboo a good option for your garden? It has a bad name in some places, but part of picking a plant for your landscape is knowing the right plant for the right place. Clumping… Read More
There are many reasons to properly irrigate the home landscape. Not only do we not want to waste this precious natural resource, but we want to be sure we apply the proper amount of water… Read More
Master Gardener Volunteers often have interesting and strange plants in their gardens. In this article, Master Gardener Volunteer Bob tells us all about a strange looking fern growing in his landscape, the Whisk Fern.
The Return of Impatiens Have you been wondering why you’re starting to see impatiens at the store again? Master Gardener Volunteer Carol was too, and did some research to find out why! Read more articles… Read More