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Nitrogen is good for plants, and that’s why it’s in the fertilizers we put on our lawns. Unfortunately, too much nitrogen wrecks havoc on aquatic ecosystems. How and why should we keep fertilizer from washing into waterways? Steve Preston answers that question … Continue reading
Nancy Richie, an environmental specialist for the City of Marco Island, has an article in the Naples Daily News about the many benifits of Florida Friendly Landscaping. The FFL Demonstration Garden at City Hall is a good example. Read the … Continue reading
Doug Caldwell, of the University of Florida Collier County Extension Service, has some suggestions for groundcovers that are more environmentally friendly than the typical Floratam St. Augustine. Read his Naples Daily News article here.
Alberto Chavez wrote an article for the Naples Daily News about Florida landscaping, its environmental impact, and how professional landscapers are being trained in Best Management Practices. Read it here.
The Coastal Breeze News recently featured an article about a Florida Friendly demonstration garden on Marco Island. Read about it here.