Honey bees are quite the buzz these days. Reports of population declines and the importance of their role in pollination have caught the country’s attention. The Northwest District IFAS Beekeepers’ classes have grown by leaps and bounds over… Read More
Category: Natural Resources
I started a little vermiculture bin year before last with one cup of red wigglers from the local bait shop. I carefully sorted my garbage so there was no grease or animal protein in the bin and counted… Read More
“Digital Devices Transform Couch Potatoes into Air Potato Destroyers – Use Your Phone to Help Manage Florida Invaders”
Digital devices have proliferated like kudzu in July, and new user applications for these devices are as common as armadillos. Untold hours and dollars are being spent by couch potatoes to defend artificial worlds from dragons, zombies and… Read More
Deer feeders are common in North Florida, and “deer corn” is sold in multiple markets. Cross-roads convenience stores sell it in plain brown bags and big box stores in town sell it in camouflage bags with three… Read More
My neighbor left a thistle at my gate to identify and make control recommendations. The control recommendation itself is simple, but the picture shows a more complex situation.
Today Jefferson County Home and Community Educators (HCE) club took a trip to the UF Butterfly Rainforest to learn how to plant and sustain their own butterfly gardens. The question of the day is, “What’s the difference between… Read More