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Trees, Streets, and Sidewalks

Hannah WootenMarch 26th, 2024From a society standpoint, we are encouraged to think about the greenhouse gas removing qualities of trees, specifically, their ability to take up a lot of carbon dioxide. Running quick numbers, 1 cubic foot of concrete results in about 150 pounds of CO2 emissions, while one mature tree can sequester up to ~50 pounds of […]

4/3/24 Fundamentals of Palms: Principles, Problems, and Potential–In Person in Orange Co.

Hannah WootenMarch 22nd, 2024BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN! Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed spaces. By understanding the fundamentals of how palms grow and employing best management […]

The Magic of Mulch in the Landscape

Stephanie MeansNovember 21st, 2023Utilizing mulch in your yard is a cost-effective tool that is so often overlooked. It’s surprising to see how many landscapes lack the benefits of mulch. Proper mulching is crucial for any Florida-Friendly landscape. By adding mulch, you can save water, suppress weeds, enrich soil, and enhance the overall appearance of your yard. Don’t miss […]