Tag Archive: Landscape

Hurricane Preparation in the Landscape

Hurricane Preparation in the Landscape

Trees are often among the first victims of hurricane-force winds. Photo …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/08/hurricane-preparation-in-the-landscape/

Permaculture Practices for the Home Landscape

If you’ve attended any of our landscaping classes, then you’ve probably heard the phrase “Right Plant, Right Place”.  This phrase is a simple reminder to research plant growth habits and growing conditions before making selections for your landscape.  This not only holds true for ornamental plants, but for edible crops as well.  A term used …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/25/permaculture-practices-for-the-home-landscape/

Tips on How to Manage Water in Your Landscape

Tips on How to Manage Water in Your Landscape

 

 

Although we’ve received much-needed rainfall of late, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/29/tips-on-how-to-manage-water-in-your-landscape/

Landscape Pruning

Properely pruned plants will produce vigroous new growth and ample new flowers. While these roses were pruned in February, it will be time to prune azaleas right after bloom.

Properely pruned plants will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/18/landscape-pruning-2/

The Visual and Delectable Appeal of an Edible Landscape

The Visual and Delectable Appeal of an Edible Landscape

Figure 1: Edible …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/20/the-visual-and-delectable-appeal-of-an-edible-landscape/

Consider Landscape Fabric Carefully

Consider Landscape Fabric Carefully

Homeowners and horticulture professionals spend time to develop an attractive ornamental bed only to have weeds take over months or a few years later. One common method in the attempt to prevent weeds is to apply …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/12/consider-landscape-fabric-carefully/

Planning ahead can reduce home and landscape damage

Planning ahead can reduce home and landscape damage

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/02/planning-ahead-can-reduce-home-and-landscape-damage/

Waxmyrtle, an Overlooked Landscape Shrub

Waxmyrtle, an Overlooked Landscape Shrub

Waxmyrtle. Image Credit UF / IFAS Solutions

Waxmyrtle. Image Credit UF / IFAS Solutions

Myrica cerifera Southern Waxmyrtle, Bayberry is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/05/waxmyrtle-an-overlooked-landscape-shrub/

Evaluate and Enjoy Your Landscape This Fall

Evaluate and Enjoy Your Landscape This Fall

Fall is a good time to evaluate your landscape, learn from what has and what has not worked and formulate plans to improve your landscape.

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/04/evaluate-and-enjoy-your-landscape-this-fall/

Can Your Landscape Support Breeding Butterflies?

Can Your Landscape Support Breeding Butterflies?

Giant Swallowtail on citrus leaf. JMcConnell, UF/IFAS

Giant Swallowtail on citrus leaf. JMcConnell, UF/IFAS

Adult butterflies are pretty …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/29/can-your-landscape-support-breeding-butterflies/

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