Tag Archive: Landscape

APALACHICOLA RESERVE HOSTS WORKSHOP ON BAY FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING

APALACHICOLA RESERVE HOSTS WORKSHOP ON BAY FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING ~Learn to how to make your yard a pleasant space and help improve water quality~ The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will be hosting a bay friendly landscaping workshop on Friday, September, 2016, from 1:00-3:30 pm. Yard design and maintenance can have a big effect on adjacent …

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Water Conservation in the Landscape

  Extension agent Janet Bargar checks the water flow and direction of a pop-up irrigation system at a home. (AP photo/University of Florida/Josh Wickham) Early spring is a great time of year to reevaluate your lawn and landscape water needs. University of Florida studies have shown that in homes utilizing automatic sprinkler systems, 50% of …

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