Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something that may… Read More
Happy National Pollinators Week from UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County! What is a pollinator? A pollinator is something that moves pollen to help plants reproduce. A plant can produce a flower that attracts pollinators to help… Read More
What is a rain sensor? How does it work? Last Water Wednesday, the Residential Horticulture Agent in Osceola County, Eva Pabon gave us an overview of rain sensors.
Recognition is a key component of the 4-H experience. Primarily because recognition is a human need. Recognition can help motivate and inspire young people to continue participating and learning. Youth need feedback regarding how well… Read More
Hi there! My name is Morgan Pinkerton. I recently started as the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County. I will be helping the county solve problems and provide educational programs… Read More
What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain… Read More
Did you know around 11% of the household water is used to flush toilets in Florida? Last Water Wednesday was all about the toilets.
You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly… Read More
While we are honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military this Memorial Day weekend, don’t forget that May is also the American Wetlands Month. What is American Wetlands Month?… Read More
Water pollution from stormwater runoff threatens Florida’s valuable water resources. Undeveloped land covered with grass, plants, and trees absorbs rainwater. As Florida continue to grow, more of this land is covered with hard impervious surfaces… Read More