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New Year. New Thinking.

This is the time many people are thinking about new ideas, things they want to change and resolutions to be made to make for a better year.  Thoughts, actions, and knowledge matter when making healthy… Read More

Some Like it Short

What is a solstice? December 21st is the Winter Solstice, which marks the shortest day of the year.  After this, each following day will be longer than the previous one.  This will go on until… Read More

Join Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Class 2022

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer in Broward County? Who are the Master Gardener Volunteers? Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are horticultural… Read More

Does Your Swale Need a Make Over?

The South Florida “swale” or tree lawn/parkway as it is called in other parts of the country, describes the green space between the sidewalk and the street. Swales are designed to hold excess water from… Read More

Fire Preparedness Matters

There are more and more reports in the news about home fires, prescribed burns, unplanned wildfires and other fire hazards around the country and world. Fire preparedness matters in the kitchen, home and in your… Read More

Provide for Wildlife- The Gulf Fritillary

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban Yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. As urban areas rapidly increase worldwide, our urban yards are the… Read More

Join Broward County Citi-Science -Water Quality Rain Harvesting Project

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Did you know? South Florida is one of the wettest areas of the country. South Florida’s rainfall is often enough to meet the annual… Read More

How to Root Prune and Transplant Field Grown Trees and Shrubs

Trees growing in the landscape or field growing in a nursery need special care when transplanting to ensure success.  Here’s how to do it. Selection and Timing Select only healthy trees that are capable of… Read More