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Floridify Your Yard
5 Easy Ways to Be Floridian
Cut The Grass
Replace a corner of your lawn with a mulched bed of Florida-friendly shrubs. Or plant a groundcover like perennial peanut. Need more ideas? Click here.
Skip the fertilizer in the summer.
If you have a lawn, fertilize only in spring and fall. When you do fertilize, be sure to use slow-release nitrogen. And skip the phosphorous — Tampa Bay soil already has plenty.
Right plant, right place.
Florida-friendly plants need little care if you put them in the right spot. Sunny? Soggy? Shady? Click here for solutions.
Save the water (bill).
Don’t water till you can see footprints in your lawn and the leaves of your plants are curling. And make sure your sprinklers aren’t watering the sidewalk. Dive into more tips here.
Give poison a pass.
Why dump toxins all over your little piece of paradise? Protect good guys like lady bugs, and give bad bugs the boot by hand-plucking or using non-toxic horticultural sprays. Learn more here.
Products & Services for Your Yard
Looking for yard products that comply with the new local laws? Searching for a yard service that will care for your landscaping--and the lakes and bays where we love to play?
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