Tag Archive: FloridaFriendly

Struggling to Grow Fruit Trees? Try These Lesser Known Florida-Friendly Edible Options!

Northwest Floridians are lucky.  We get to bask in the warm sunshine at least eight months of the year, consider it cold weather when we have to break out the fleece pullover and none of us live more than a few hours’ drive to the whitest sand you ever saw.  However, those conditions have consequences.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/25/struggling-to-grow-fruit-trees-try-these-lesser-known-florida-friendly-edible-options/

Know How to Choose Florida-Friendly Plants

One of the main Florida-Friendly Landscaping principles is to plant the right plant in the right place. In Florida, not only does this apply to the zone you’re in, soils you have, and light conditions in your garden, but also ensuring that invasive, exotic plant species are not used. While most of us have heard …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/25/know-how-to-choose-florida-friendly-plants/

Florida-Friendly Landscaping is the Law!

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It doesn’t take expert gardeners or landscapers to create a Florida-friendly yard.  All it takes is a willingness to learn and a desire to build a beautiful yard that helps protect Florida’s environment.  Florida-friendly landscaping is now part of state law. Florida Statute 373.185 prohibits government …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/11/florida-friendly-landscaping-is-the-law/