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Landscaping for Florida's Wildlife

Re-creating Native Ecosystems in Your Yard, by Joe Schaefer and George Tanner

As the natural landscape becomes more humanized, the habitat for many wildlife species has been lost or degraded. In a clear, step-by-step format, this book tells how to create awildlife-friendly landscape that takes into account both people and nature. The authors' theme--"put back what you don't need"--allows the gardener to reduce maintenance costs while providing a habitat that offers wildlife the essentials of food, cover, water, and space.

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How Trees Grow in the Urban Environment
By Mary L. Duryea, associate professor, and Marlene M. Malavasi, former visiting professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida.

Posting of Lawn and Ornamental Pesticide Applications
Florida requirements according to The Florida Structural Pest Control Law (Chapter 482 F.S.); by O. Norman Nesheim, professor and pesticide coordinator, Pesticide Information Office, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida.

Preemergent Herbicides for Use in Ornamentals
Tables indicating which herbicides are effective against which common weeds; byJeffrey G. Norcini, Extension Specialist, NFREC, University of Florida, Monticello, Florida.

The Nature and Use of a Soil Survey
By R.E. Caldwell, professor emeritus (deceased); and R.B. Brown, chair and professor, Soil and Water Science Department; University of Florida, Gainesville.

Turf Irrigation for the Home
Correct application and installation of home irrigation systems for healthy turf; by F.S. Zazueta, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering; A. Brockway, Extension Agent I in Urban Horticulture, District III, Volusia County, Deland; L. Landrum, Estension Agent II in Ornamental Horticulture, District III, Volusia County; and B. McCarty, Assistant Professor Department of Environmental Horticulture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida.

Where Are Tree Roots?
Results of University of Florida excavation studies; by Edward F. Gilman, Professor, Plant Environment, Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida.

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