It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Well, it’s supposed to be anyway according to all the hoopla. In reality the holidays are stressful. We all feel stressed from time to time and that’s very normal. However; the holidays bring ... READ MORE
When you hear pumpkins you may think of fall, Halloween, and cooler weather. To enjoy all the goodies that pumpkins give us like pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin pie it first begins with a seed. I personally enjoy pumpkin spice latte. Regardless ... READ MORE
July is one of the hottest months of the year. As a gardener, you may be questioning what to plant in this heat. Let me give you a suggestion, ornamental peppers. Hear me out! Ornamental peppers are excellent bedding plants for hot weather conditions ... READ MORE
Are you feeling a little pain at the gas pump? Chances are the answer to that is YES. According to AAA, the national average of regular gas is up over 60% from this time last year. With gas prices rising significantly, filling up the gas tank ... READ MORE
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
The eggplant was first grown some 4,000 years ago in India and Pakistan. Thomas Jefferson , who grew eggplant in his garden at Monticello, is thought to have originally introduced the plant to the United States.
A member of the nightshade family, ... READ MORE
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is planning to simplify your life and deal with clutter, then here are some tips to get you started. Many people keep every bill, receipt and financial statement because they are afraid to throw anything ... READ MORE
Winter squash are hard-skinned edible members of the gourd family. In contrast to tender, young summer squash, winter squash are harvested at a mature stage when the skins have grown hard. Packed with nutrients, winter squash ... READ MORE
Emergency savings can help cover expenses
Building an emergency savings fund is a difficult but necessary task for many families. Having an emergency savings fund may be the most important distinction between those who manage to stay afloat ... READ MORE
At some point in their lives, parents and adult children will face the challenge of having a financial discussion about issues associated with potential chronic illness, disability, mental incapacity or death. Rationally, we may know that the ... READ MORE