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What’s easier, turning off water indoors or outside?

Apparently, it’s more convenient for Florida residents to save water while brushing their teeth than to cut back on lawn irrigation, according to a new report from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension report. 932 people deemed to be high-water users in Orlando, Tampa/Sarasota, and Miami/Fort Lauderdale were surveyed. Respondents…


Twice-weekly watering now allowed in Hillsborough

Not that you need any more water on your lawn, but water managers have loosened irrigation restrictions. Tampa and Hillsborough County residents can now legally water two days a week instead of just once. The change, which takes effect Thursday, comes after the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s  decision on Tuesday to declare an end…


Summer Fertilizer Restrictions in Effect for Tampa

The partners of the Be Floridian fertilizer education campaign remind residents of Manatee and Pinellas counties and the city of Tampa that they can’t apply nitrogen or phosphorous to lawn and landscape plants from June 1-September 30. But that doesn’t mean your grass will turn brown, shrivel up and die! Garden centers throughout these communities…

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