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My Two Cents About Dollarweed


January 19, 2021

How to recognize it: Dollarweed is a moisture-loving plant that can be hard to manage in lawns and landscape beds. Also know as pennywort, Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle spp.), is a warm-season perennial weed. It is named because of its silver-dollar-shaped ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: #northfloridagardening, Gardening, Lawn Weeds, Native Plants, Pollinators And Beneficial Insects, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, Weed Management

A NOT so Friendly Native Plant: Heartleaf Nettle or Fireweed


February 9, 2020

As a sixth generation Floridian, I encourage people to plant and protect native plants. Native plants are critical to our native pollinators and other wildlife. However, one winter afternoon as I strolled through my yard, I bent down to pull ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf,
Tags: Cattle, Fireweed, Heartleaf Nettle, Herbicide, Livestock, Native Plants, North Florida, Polliantors, Suwannee County, Turfgrass, Weeds, Wildlife, Winter Annual
beneficial wildlife, pollinators, native plant

Attracting Beneficial Wildlife to Your Yard


February 12, 2018

Ah, the sound of birds chirping. toads croaking and turkeys gobbling, music to my ears. Many of us take these sounds for granted. However, if you have ever spent time in the concrete jungles of cities, these sounds may not be as familiar to ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Wildlife
Tags: Attracting Wildlife, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Landscaping For Wildlife, Native Plants, Wildlife

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