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Provide for Wildlife-The Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly


February 24, 2022

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. If you want to have bees, butterflies, birds, and more visit your garden, you must support ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Welcome, Wildlife
Tags: Broward County, Butterflies, Cloudless Sulphur, Conservation, Extension, Featured, Florida Friendly Landscapes, Life Cycles, Native Plants, Special Topics, Twitter @UF_IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, Urban Environments, Urban Gardening, Urban Horticulture

Thoughts of the Heart


February 1, 2022

With Valentine’s Day approaching, photos of red hearts, heart shaped boxes of chocolates, colored candy hearts, and all types of chocolate come to mind during the month of February.  Valentine’s Day just presents us all with another choice ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: A Healthy Diet, Avoid Being Sedentary, Be Wise About Your Portion Size, Choose Healthy Fats, Choose Red, Choose Red Fruits And Vegetables, Consume Fresh Fruit, Consume Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, Dark Chocolate, Engage In Portion Control, Exercise, February, Fill Your Heart With Positivity, Follow MyPlate Guidelines, Follow The Advice Of Your Health Care Provider, Gifts Of The Heart, Heart Health, Limit Added Sugars, Physical Activity, Practice Moderation, Reach Out To Others That May Be Isolated, Red Hearts, Schedule Annual Appointments With Your Health Care Provider, Stay Hydrated, Strawberries, Strive For A Healthy Weight, Thoughts Of The Heart, US Dietary Guidelines For Americans, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Gifts

Cut the Risk From Your Cutting Boards


January 28, 2022

The use of cutting boards during meal prep is a common practice when engaging in culinary techniques like cutting, slicing, dicing, and chopping. Cutting board options nowadays range from wood to nonporous surfaces such as plastic, glass, marble, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Campylobacter, Chill, Chopping, Clean, Cleaning, Cook, Cross Contamination, Cut The Risk From Your Cutting Board, Cutting, Cutting Board, Dicing, Food And Illness, Food Safety; Cutting Boards, Food Scientists, Food Vehicle, Foodborne Illness, Harmful Bacteria, Meal Prep, Prevent Cross Contamination, Salmonella, Sanitizing, Separate, Sick, Slicing

New Year. New Thinking.


January 21, 2022

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 changes. Here are some ideas to consider ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Caring, Compassion, Diet, Exercise, Food Safety, Handwashing, Hydration, Kindness, Mindfulness, New Thinking, New Year, Resolutions, Self Care, Sleep, Thoughts Matter

Get your trees ready for storm season!


May 13, 2020

Now is the time to prepare. Trees are one of a homeowner's most important assets. They provide beauty to our neighborhoods enhancing property values, shade to cool our homes reducing our energy bills and plentiful oxygen for us to breathe. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Certified Arboris, ISA, Newsletter, Newsletter2, Safety, Storm Season, Structural Pruning, Tree Pruning

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

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