Category: Work & Life

Snakes: Friend or Foe?

Snakes are an important part of Florida’s ecosystems and serve as a natural form of pest control. Although to some they appear to be scary, scaly creatures that need to be killed, snakes are actually very important and… Read More

Changes to Fertilizer Rule

Do you know about the Urban Turf Fertilizer Rule? This rule was put in place in December, 2007 to protect water quality . Water protection is critical to Florida and on January 8th, 2015 the Florida Department of… Read More

Want a Beautiful, Sustainable Garden? The one thing you should do now…

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County There are a lot of resources out there to help you control, destroy, or otherwise eliminate bugs from your garden… but why? Did you know that less than 1% of all of… Read More