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Florida Friendly landscaping imminent in St. Pete? listen

11/25/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Florida is in the midst of a severe drought, which has led to major restrictions on water use. In response, St. Petersburg City Council member Karl Nurse announced this morning that he is requesting that the city examine landscaping on property it owns and, where appropriate, replace St. Augustine grass with landscaping that is Florida Friendly.

“And the logic of that is twofold. One, it will save money because the maintenance is radically reduc...

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