EVENT: Get expert advice at annual sustainability workshop

panoramic view of sarasota downtown waterfront

Join us Nov. 29 for our 13th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop and get expert information on community strategies, resources, and solutions to build and foster sustainable living. Under a “Unique Perspectives for Community Solutions” theme, the event runs… Read More

Hey, ho, io!

io caterpillars on a hedge

They can be fairly hard to spot if you’re zipping through the landscape at 8 mph on a golf cart, but it is also hard to ignore 50 feet of a defoliating hibiscus hedge as a result of the… Read More

Don’t miss the annual Extension plant sale and open house

customers shop at an Extension plant sale

Circle Oct. 13 on your calendars so you don’t miss the chance to get great plants and advice for your landscape and to learn how Sarasota County Extension can help you. The 13th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale… Read More

We all contribute to nitrogen pollution

dead fish on beach due to red tide

NOTE: This is the first post in a series devoted to what you can do to reduce the duration of the next harmful algal bloom. As we endure a terrible red tide outbreak on our coast, coupled with blue-green algae… Read More