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Category: Home Management

Get your trees ready for storm season!

Now is the time to prepare. Trees are one of a homeowner’s most important assets.  They provide beauty to our neighborhoods enhancing  property values, shade to cool our homes reducing our energy bills and plentiful oxygen for us… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

20 Healthy Habits for 2020

Join us for our 20 Healthy Habits for 2020 program and treat your mind, body, health and home to a New Year’s resolution that’s sure to last! Starting January 15th, this 4-week series presented by the experts at… Read More

Hurricane Prep: Securing Your Boat

Hurricanes are “storms that can bring intense winds, heavy rain, floods, a storm surge, landslides, tornadoes, and coastal erosion” (FEMA.gov). These storms are capable of causing incredible damage, and the key to protecting your boat is planning and… Read More

Beeswax Food Wrapper “Make & Take” with Film Screening

In celebration of Microplastics Awareness Month (September), UF/IFAS Extension Polk County’s Natural Resources program is excited to announce a new event with DIY Beeswax Food Wrappers! Join us for a film screening of “Smog of the Sea” and… Read More

Palm Reading- Identifying and preventing the spread of the first confirmed case of lethal TPPD in Seminole County

Scouting Palm Issues Palms trees are the icons of the Florida landscape. With eleven beautiful palms native to Florida’s subtropical climate, it is easy to see why people brought many palms from around the world here to thrive…. Read More