Tag: gardening

Gardening with Kids

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County Children find gardening almost magical… and you can too, through their eyes. Remember the first time you planted a seed and watched it stretch fresh green stems and leaves to the light?… Read More

Your Florida Garden in “Winter”

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County It’s almost winter, even though we have had balmy weather lately. While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions present several challenges… 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

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Noxious weed – Brazilian peppertree National Invasive Species Awareness Week is Feb 22-28.  Find out how destructive and costly invasive species are to our nation, and to Florida.  Learn what you can do to stem the tide. Visit: http://www.nisaw.org/  or Google: … Read More

Water-Wise Landscaping Workshops

Water-Wise Landscaping Workshops   The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is excited to announce the Water-Wise Landscaping Workshops. This series of workshops are intended to help Floridians create healthy landscapes while saving water at the same time. The topics will rotate… Read More