Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in a Minute

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in a Minute is a one-minute long radio show that shares practical tips on Florida-Friendly Landscaping™. Based on University of Florida horticultural research, the show airs twice every weekday and all shows are supported with helpful online links for more information.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in a Minute is brought to you by the UF/IFAS Extension Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program in cooperation with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

The show is hosted by Tom Wichman.

This Week's Episodes

Click below for each episode's audio, transcript and links to related resources.

FFL Principle #4 - Mulch - September 28, 2020
Mulch provides many benefits for the Florida landscape. Learn how to choose the best mulch and apply it correctly.

Oriental Persimmon - September 29, 2020
Edible landscaping is very popular. Learn more about the Oriental persimmon and how it fits in your edible garden.

Using Rocks in the Landscape - September 30, 2020
Boulders, pebbles and stones can have many uses in the landscape. Learn how to incorporate rocks into your garden space.

Composting Tips - October 1, 2020
Learn how to get more from your kitchen scraps and yard waste by composting.

Predatory and Parasitic Insects - October 2, 2020
There are many beneficial insects that can help you keep pest insects in check. Learn more about the different types.


Last Week's Episodes

FFL Principle #3 - Fertilize Appropriately - September 21, 2020
Plants need nutrients to grow and in most cases get them from the soil. If you choose to fertilize your landscape, learn how to do so while protecting Florida's natural resources.

Choosing a Tree - September 22, 2020
Trees provide many benefits to our homes and landscapes. Learn how to get started choosing the best tree for your site.

Preventing and Capturing Runoff - September 23, 2020
Runoff leaving your property can carry pollutants that can affect area water bodies. In this show you will learn more about the effects of runoff.

Butterfly Ginger - September 24, 2020
Butterfly gingers are a popular perennial for Florida gardens. Learn how they may fit into your garden.

Get Recognized - September 25, 2020
Do you think your yard is Florida-Friendly? Learn more about what it takes to get your yard recognized as an official Florida-Friendly Landscape.


Past Episodes

You can find all of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in a Minute episodes in the
Episode Archive.