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Celebrate Pollinator Week – June 17-23, 2024

June 17, 2024

Blog post written by Mandy Baily Celebrate Nature’s Wings and Petals!  What do insect wings and flower petals have in common? Both come in an astounding array of colors. Insects and flowers are integral pieces of the natural puzzle that ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Brevard County, Environment, Florida Sea Grant, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Wildlife

Bugs and Kisses: Spreading Love for Beneficials in the Landscape

February 6, 2024

'Tis the season of love, and amidst the heart hoopla, I am spreading my enduring affection for one of my favorite group of organisms: Bugs! But, before you cringe at the thought of all bugs as being pests, ravaging  your roses or zesting your ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Agriculture, Beneficials, Biocontrol, Brevard County, Bugs, Horticulture, Insects, IPM, Landscape, Lawn, Lawns, Love, Natural Enemies, Ornaental Plants, Pest Management, Pests, Turf, Turfgrass, Valentines

Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day – Water Conservation

April 20, 2020

Co-authors: Holly Abeels, Alicia Betancourt, and Dr. Ashley Smyth 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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Home Landscapes, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Action, Climate Change, Conservation, Earth Day, Earth Day 2020, Environment, Sustainability, Water Conservation

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