Rainwater Harvesting Ready, Set And Capture

Did you know that one inch of rain on a 1,000 sq. ft. roof will yield 623 gallons of water? Yes, that is hard...

Vegetable Gardens As An Addition To Your Landscape

As of July 1, Senate Bill 82 was approved regarding residential vegetable gardens. It prohibits county, municipality or other political subdivisions from regulating vegetable...

Hurricane Season And Horticultural Hurdles…AKA Opportunities

We are now in the midst of hurricane season. What opportunities for flying debris adorn your landscape? If yours looks anything like mine, we...

Limitations To Lazy Gardening; Save Time And Dollars

Last month, my article covered how you can have a beautiful garden while maintaining a lazy gardener lifestyle. This month it is about the...

The Lazy Gardener, Work Smarter

Nine years ago, I wrote an article about being a lazy gardener. To this day and, I believe, for the remainder of my gardening...

Get The Dirt With Florida Yard Expert: Spring Gardening In Hillsborough...

March is ready, set…garden month in Hillsborough County. We are past the last chance of frost, local area gardening festivals are occurring and we...

Central Florida Gardening Calendar

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) has many excellent tools for gardeners. This article speaks to the benefits that...

Holiday Time Is Best For Enjoying The Poinsettia Plant

I've written about other holiday plants, so it's time to 'speak to' the traditional one, the Poinsettia. This holiday favorite was introduced in the...

Get The Dirt: September 2018, Rainwater Harvesting – Now’s A Good...

Did you know that we offer triple workshops (rainwater harvesting, composting and microirrigation) nearly every month of the year at our office in Seffner?...

Get The Dirt With Florida Yard Expert

Attracting wildlife including pollinators is one of the nine principles of the Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM program. It is important that we choose landscape plants which...