By Sophia Moundous and Mindy Hanak Sarasota County’s Family Green Living Kits can help foster sustainability lessons in many ways. The kits are filled with fun, interactive activities and books for all ages. Grab a kit from your… Read More
Did you know Florida is unique? We aren’t the only ones enjoying our sand and sun. We are surrounded by worms also living the Florida life! You may not see these worms, also known as nematodes, but might… Read More
Small, red berry, The miracle fruit, The more you eat, the more… … It’s sweet! The miracle is that this fruit can change flavors from sour to sweet! Miracle fruit, Synsepalum dulcificum, is a tropical berry from West… Read More
Lemongrass is an easy herb to grow in the North Florida Garden. Learn the basics of plant care and ideas for use in the kitchen with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
Did you know most teachers spend their summer as students? Fortunately, there’s lots of fun learning opportunities for school garden champions coming up very, very soon! Here in Sarasota County, we are fortunate to have many school gardens… Read More
The word “organic” can mean a lot of different things depending upon who you ask. For many it might simply be defined as food that is produced naturally or without using pesticides. The United States Department of Agriculture… Read More
By Ralph E. Mitchell Sweet potatoes are surprising plants. Native to tropical America, this tuberous relative of the Morning Glory, is both edible and ornamental. An excellent source of vitamin A, the tubers come in yellow, orange and… Read More