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Category: Lawn

Take a Break from Virtual Learning and Take Your Children Outside

Amanda Law, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Wonders of your Backyard There are so many wonders of nature in our own backyards or at a local park. They key is to slow down and look really closely. There are frogs, lizards, dragonflies,… Read More

After the Tropical Storm, My Plants Need a Snorkel

My Plants need a Snorkel We needed rain and our wishes were granted. The soil was dry and dusty when I planted salvia in my yard, right before the tropical storm that unleashed torrents of… Read More

A NOT so Friendly Native Plant: Heartleaf Nettle or Fireweed

As a sixth generation Floridian, I encourage people to plant and protect native plants. Native plants are critical to our native pollinators and other wildlife. However, one winter afternoon as I strolled through my yard,… Read More