Florida friendly landscaping

Weekly What Is It: Native Azaleas

While most of the azaleas in my neighborhood have had an early first bloom, if you visit a forested wetland in our area right now you might be treated with the delicate blossoms of one of our native azaleas.  On a recent Panhandle Outdoors LIVE trip to the swamp boardwalk at Weeks Bay National Estuarine …

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This Week in FFL

Ladybug rain barrel

Our next event is a rain barrel workshop, held in conjunction with the City of Pensacola.  Why use a rain barrel?  These 58-gallon food grade barrels can be installed to capture rainwater off your roof and reused in a garden or yard.  During a 1-inch rainstorm, a typical home can produce 600 gallons of runoff! …

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