July 4th is when we celebrate our nation’s independence. There is also a spirit of personal independence that can be found in every American—the freedom to do-it-yourself, learn new things, and follow your dreams.
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Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming, grass is growing and many of us are heading outdoors to spruce up our gardens and home landscapes. Yardwork is different from most home improvement projects—there’s more to it than fixing what’s ... READ MORE
A soil test can help you:
Save time and money on lawn and garden maintenance
Reduce nutrients leaching into groundwater
Choose plants that are right for your landscape
Comply with local fertilizer ordinances
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January 20 is Arbor Day in Florida, and this Friday, Extension offices throughout the state will be hosting tree planting workshops and tree giveaways. Florida gets a jump on national arbor day, which isn’t until April, because this is the ... READ MORE
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready?
Maybe you think you’re ready—you’ve got some bottled water and canned goods to last a few days. Maybe you plan to get those things, just as soon as you hear the next hurricane ... READ MORE
Every day over 900 people move to Florida. Last December, my wife, my son, and I became three of those people. Like most new residents, we were drawn to Florida’s natural beauty, and we’ve also spent a lot of time driving through neighborhoods, ... READ MORE
On January 16, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a federal holiday, many of us will enjoy this Monday off from work. It makes for a nice long weekend, a short breather as we return from the holidays and prepare ... READ MORE