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How to Banish Pests From Your Backyard

Florida opossum

Today’s techniques to banish pests from your backyard are different from the methods our parents may have used. Environmentally-conscious homeowners may chose to avoid toxic chemicals as much as possible, opting instead to use the balance of nature to control or prevent obnoxious pests. Managing your landscape in this way may include allowing beneficial insects to thrive while…

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Low-Maintenance Ideas for Your Florida Backyard

Florida backyard landscaping

Florida’s topography supports a wide variety of landscapes. When considering low-maintenance alternatives that suit your budget and interest, you must also consider the soil and climate conditions where you live. Backyard designs that work well in Naples or Hialeah differ from those best suited for Brooksville or Gainesville. Certain plants thrive in sandier soils and subtropical climes along the…

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