There is nothing more satisfying than growing your own food at home! One unique plant to try your hand at is blueberries. Brevard County 4-H is offering a new project for the 2020-2021 4-H year focused on raising blueberry plants.
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April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for this year’s Earth Day is “climate action”. Climate change is the biggest challenge the world faces ... 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.
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The UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, the UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County and partner agencies are hosting a series of field demonstration days throughout central and south Florida focusing on Brazilian peppertree biological ... READ MORE
The holiday season is rolling around again. It’s almost that time to start getting ready for the November funfest called Thanksgiving, when we all eat too much and worry about that ever-expanding waistline. This year can be different...Make ... READ MORE
A common activity for gardeners is to attract wildlife to their yard by planting specific plants, using feeders, and even nesting boxes. When it comes to squirrels though, my suggestion is to add plants to your landscape that provide food and ... READ MORE
The Brevard Discovery Garden is hosting a fall plant sale Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9 a.m. to Noon. A variety of plants grown by UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners will be available. We will have a variety of natives such as varnish leaf ... READ MORE
Have you thought about living more sustainably, but don't know where to start? Or are you interested in how you can convince others to live more sustainably? If so, this discussion-to-action program is just for you. Join UF/IFAS Extension Brevard ... READ MORE
Horticulturist Linda Seals will walk you through the steps to convert your yard into a Florida-Friendly LandscapeTM that not only conserves water, but will also be the envy of your neighbors! Take home your own landscape plan designed by you ... READ MORE
If you are wondering how you can contribute to healing the Indian River Lagoon, I recommend starting with your lawn. So whether your lawn is beach side or landlocked…formal or informal…Simpson’s Stopper (Myrcianthes fragrans) is the perfect ... READ MORE