Thank you to all our beekeeping series participants in 2023. Our next cycle will start this December so save the dates below and join us!
The UF/IFAS Extension Office in Alachua County has developed a series of short courses that will help ... READ MORE
Workshop in Memory of Co-Worker and Mentor
Join me on November 30, from 5:30 pm to 8:30pm, or December 1, from 9:00 am, to noon for Cinnamon for the Holidays Workshop. During the groundbreaking for the new Ag Auditorium, Dr. Brenda Williams, ... READ MORE
Collard greens are a delicious additive to several egg dishes. If you are looking for a vegetable that is delicious and packed full of nutrients Collard Greens is your go-to veggie. Collard greens are low in calories and fat, cholesterol-free, ... READ MORE
The tiny, mighty seed. Have you ever held a seed in your hand and imagined how big it will become? An acorn growing to a large oak? The winged seed of a pine becoming a towering giant of the forest? The little pepper seed that ... READ MORE
Fill your landscapes with diversity! Our vibrant landscapes should exude a mix of different groundcovers, perennials, annuals, shrubs, and trees. Landscapes provide tremendous value when we diversify the landscape. In the “Diversify ... READ MORE
A New Groundcover Appeal
Tired of the mundane? The ordinary? The boring? Landscapes stippled with the same plant material make me lose my interest in their designs. Nonetheless, let us think outside the normal plant palette. With the next gardening ... READ MORE
We all experience stress and during this time of COVID-19 our level of stress may be high. Life events and situations affect individuals in different ways. How would you describe or what is stress? Stress is the body's reaction to harmful ... READ MORE
The Five R's of Landscape Maintenance
How do you express yourself within your garden or landscape? Typically our landscapes are adorned with beautiful plants that sprinkle the landscape with color. The liveliness and beauty of landscapes are ... READ MORE
Proper Handwashing Can Reduce the Number of Harmful Microorganisms on Your Hands
Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect ourselves and families from getting sick. Germs are everywhere so you need to wash your hands often with soap and ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE