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Consumers Get a Break on Credit Report Waiver Fee

Wise consumers recognize the value of good credit and just how quickly a favorable credit record can be damaged by swift and untoward actions of unsavory characters.  When scammers have an easy time of accessing a credit report,… Read More

Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health and Wealth

Conversation in the Front Garden

A six-session educational series. Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. October 4, 11, 25, November 1, 8, December 6. The Windsor of Ocala Assisted Living & Memory Care 2650 SE 18th Avenue, Ocala, FL  34471 Topics: Who Gets Grandma’s… Read More

Horse Herald: Re-seeding Bahiagrass Pastures

Proper grazing management is the best insurance on bahiagrass pastures, but re-establishment is sometimes necessary. Follow an 8″ and 3″ rule:  when the grass reaches 8″ allow horses to graze, and when it reaches 3″ remove animals from… Read More

There is No Emotional Attachment to Plastic

There is no emotional attachment to plastic.  None whatsoever.  Did you ever think about that? Said another way, I definitely would never intentionally part with my ten dollar bill to purchase that to-die-for greeting card for the birthday… Read More

Longleaf Pine Program for Landowners

Longleaf Pine

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LONGLEAF PINE PROGRAM FOR LANDOWNERS Apply by July 13, 2018 The Florida Forest Service’s Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program is now accepting applications from eligible, non-industrial private forest landowners. The application period… Read More

The Plague of Giant Grasshoppers

Lubber Grasshopper Nymphs

It’s a bird!  It’s a plane!  No, it’s a giant grasshopper!  This time of year we get several calls from homeowners panicked about giant yellow and black grasshoppers eating their plants. Known as the eastern lubber, these large… Read More