Broward County Tree Trimmer License
The Broward County tree trimmer licensing program dates back to October 2000 when the Broward County Board of County Commissioners passed an ordinance regulating the county's tree trimming industry. This ... READ MORE
I try to eat fish several times during the week. Many organizations have recommended eating seafood twice a week. For example, the US Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that adults eat eight ounces of fish or seafood ... READ MORE
Why is handwashing important?
Handwashing is one of the best ways you can help stop the spread of infection and stay healthy. It is one of those personal hygiene activities we need to prioritize. Bacteria and germs can enter your body and make ... READ MORE
Iconic Tree of the East Coast from Maine to Florida
When I was a girl, we lived in a small town in Western New York. Outside my second floor bedroom window was a large tree that I loved. The squirrels and birds were always in it, and ... READ MORE
Iconic signature of tropical coastlines
Visitors to Florida like to associate palm trees with the tropics, but for those who know them, mangroves are really the iconic coastal signature of the topics.
Worldwide, there are 50 species ... READ MORE
Nutrition labels are very valuable because what you eat and put into your body is important. People need to be informed and control what they eat for both meals and snacks. One of the best ways to do this is to read food labels. MyPlate is also ... READ MORE
Permaculture and edible landscapes leave a legacy.
I recently had the privilege of teaching a family how to start a permaculture garden. Permaculture landscapes simply strive to imitate the patterns and relationships we see in nature. Nature ... READ MORE
Food safety matters to us all. Engaging in safe food handling procedures can prevent a serious food borne illness. CDC estimates 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases each year in the United ... READ MORE
Power outages can occur for several reasons, including severe weather (such as storms, tropical depressions, or hurricanes), equipment failure, overload of the power grid, accidents, or routine maintenance. When a power outage occurs, the affected ... READ MORE
Beware of weed killers containing MSM!
If you are routinely spraying herbicides to kill weeds around trees and shrubs, beware. Many products containing the weed-killer glyphosate also contain a chemical called metsulfuron-methyl:
"Over ... READ MORE