Saving Water in Your Home is Easy and Cost-Effective

Saving Water in Your Home is Easy and Cost-Effective

You know that every time you flush your toilet, use your shower or wash a load of clothes, you are using water. However, did you know that you may be using A LOT more water than necessary to do these things – resulting in a higher water bill at the end of each month?

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Extension Services Provide Educational Opportunities to Everyone

Extension Services Provide Educational Opportunities to Everyone

Many of you have heard of Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) and the nine FFL principles. For those of you who may not have heard of this, any landscape can be Florida-Friendly if its designed and cared for according to those sustainable practices. But did you know about the organization that is behind Florida-Friendly Landscaping? It’s the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension (Extension).

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Be a Water-Wise Winner

Be a Water-Wise Winner

Does your home or business have a Florida-Friendly landscape to be proud of? Is your lawn and garden not only attractive but also water-efficient? Does your landscape represent the beauty and resiliency of our natural environment? Then you need to enter the 2014 Water-Wise Award Program.

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Lawn Watering: There’s an App for That

Lawn Watering: There’s an App for That

Wouldn’t it be nice if your mobile device could tell you what your lawn needs? Maybe even send you a message to turn off your sprinkler if it rains? Now it can, thanks to a new app called Smartirrigation Turf. The app was specifically created to help urban turf irrigators in Florida and Georgia water their lawns more effectively and efficiently.

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Water Smarter in Conservation Month

Water Smarter in Conservation Month

April is Water Conservation Month in Florida. It’s one of the driest months of the year. And as temperatures start to rise in the spring, so does water use.

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