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Haile HOA Says Yes To Florida-Friendly Lawns

Haile Plantation is doing a number of things, including using soil sensors instead of rain sensors for its sprinkler systems, to conserve water. But it is one of the few homeowner's associations that are taking such measures, according to IFAS researchers. (Photo courtesy Janet Tarbox/Flickr).

Some neighborhood associations are moving toward more sustainable landscaping practices to conserve water. Haile Plantation Association is using sustainable practices in its common areas, but it doesn’t have authority over how residents water their lawns.

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