Welcome back to our monthly blog in which we discuss a few interesting facts about butterflies in general and a specific type of butterfly, focusing this month on the pipevine swallowtail.
This month I want to talk about how to distinguish ... READ MORE
BEEKEEPING IN THE PANHANDLE
9th Annual Conference
Friday & Saturday, May6th and 7th
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The Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group is proud to offer ... READ MORE
Demand for locally grown food soared during the pandemic, and this trend appears to be holding true for consumers. Concerns about sustainability and a demand for more familiar ingredients have put locally grown products in the spotlight throughout ... READ MORE
Why make a forest?
I was born in Buffalo, NY and then moved to Durham, North Carolina after college. Both of these areas were less populated and had lots of forested areas near the urban centers. South Florida, I soon discovered, had hardly ... READ MORE
Interested in adding some Florida-Friendly Landscaping practices to your yard? Depending on the municipality you live in there are various incentive programs to help you reduce your water use in the landscape.
If you are an Orange County ... READ MORE
Some invasive plants can radically alter landscapes making them look like monocultures, alien, or even
relatively ugly. In South Florida, Brazilian pepper and old-world climbing fern come to mind. However, there are exceptions. The cat’s-claw ... READ MORE
Q: You are pursuing a career in soil and water science—how did you become interested in agriculture?A: I’m a native of Nepal; our country is vastly agricultural. I am from the district of Dang which is one of Nepal’s most fertile ... READ MORE
A Wizarding World's Snarling Trap
“’Stop moving!’ Hermione ordered them. ‘I know what this is – it’s Devil’s Snare!’” When reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone years ago, I loved the imagery of this chapter because ... READ MORE
Hello! My name is Calvin Gardner and I am the new Urban Horticulture Extension Agent at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. I joined this amazing workplace on March 7th and I am quickly learning more about many of the fun and exciting parts ... READ MORE