Sweet corn is a commodity that is not currently grown commercially in the Tri-County Agriculture Area, although there were a handful of small growers in the past. The growing conditions are suitable, but the markets are not currently… Read More
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County… Read More
Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something that may not sound or… Read More
What is a rain sensor? How does it work? Last Water Wednesday, the Residential Horticulture Agent in Osceola County, Eva Pabon gave us an overview of rain sensors.
June 16 is World Sea Turtle Day. Most readers are probably aware that sea turtles nest on our local beaches during the summer months (May through October). Three species commonly nest on Florida beaches. Over the past five… Read More
Benefits of Gardening During Covid-19 This week’s Virtual Plant Clinic topic by Joanne Mason, Master Gardener Volunteer for UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, RN, MS, MS, please follow her this week using Zoom LInk: https://ufl.zoom.us/j and Meeting ID: … Read More
Introduction: Zoom LInk: https://ufl.zoom.us/j Meeting ID: 961 4332 8544 Please join our Virtual Plant Clinic at 10:00 am every Thursday morning during the month of July. We will discuss plant disease and diagnostics of common plant species grown in… Read More
Each year the University of Florida offers an entrepreneurial journey, The Gator Pit. This journey is a free 3 month program open to all youth ages 14-18 in the state of Florida. Youth are taught how to transform… Read More
What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain barrel. To read… Read More
Did you know around 11% of the household water is used to flush toilets in Florida? Last Water Wednesday was all about the toilets.