Why sweat behind a lawn mower when you could be relaxing at the beach? Getting rid of the grass leaves you more time for fun – and helps keep fertilizer runoff from ruining our waterways. Cut a corner or two, or dig up the whole lawn and put an easy care yard in its place. Check out our tips to get started.
Got questions on how to garden like a Floridian? We've got answers.
Dear Yard 911,How do I make my yard look like those gorgeous landscapes I see in magazines?
Dear Yard 911,What’s the big deal about using fertilizer in the summer?
Dear Yard 911,Why can’t I grow peonies, tulips, daffodils, wisteria, (fill-in-the-blank plant) I used to grow “Up North” here in Florida?
Dear Yard 911,What can I plant that won’t require any care?
There’s nothing fun about toxic algae, fish kills or dead zones. That’s why four Tampa Bay communities — Manatee, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties, plus the city of Tampa — ban nitrogen fertilizer from June 1 to Sept. 30.
Want to do more to protect fun – fast? Use our Quick Start Guide to find easy ways to Floridify your yard in an hour or a weekend.