15.00 Even though adapted to weather extremes, these migratory American goldfinches (Spinus tristis) appreciated the food and cover provided in this backyard. Photo by Judy Ludlow North Florida experienced a weather delight (or distress depending on your point… Read More
UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!
The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS… Read More
Author Sheila Dunning removes tree from nursery pot and prepares for planting.Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is Arbor Day 2014. Florida… Read More
This fall remains mild despite a couple of recent frosty mornings. Lone Star Ticks carry Southern Tick Associated Rash Illness. Photo Courtesy of UF/IFAS Communications With mild temperatures comes ticks. Ticks carry and transmit several diseases. Brown dog ticks are… Read More
This tiny sinkhole appeared in my yard during the heavy March rains. Although only 3 feet wide, it was 5 feet deep. My dog looks both curious and jealous that it wasn’t one of the holes he’s dug!… Read More