Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida

Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Agent for Okaloosa County, offers lawn and garden advice specific to Northwest Florida.

689-5850 or 729-1400, Ext. 5850

  1. Manage landscape irrigation during dry weather

    by , 06-14-2011 at 01:35 PM (Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida)
    Up to one-half of public water supply in Florida is devoted to landscape irrigation. Wise irrigation practices will play an essential role in providing a sustainable water future for our state.

    During dry weather, implement the following water management practices to improve your landscapes water efficiency.

    Mulching helps conserve water. On bare ground about sixty percent of the water can be lost through evaporation. A two to three inch layer of mulch will help hold ...