A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing?
We are educators and we are a huge support to the agriculture industry. And we fall ... READ MORE
Springtime color welcomes birds, butterflies, native bees and other pollinators!
Did you know that urban pollinator gardens offer not just beauty, but also places of refuge, protection and nourishment for our airborne wildlife? These blooms, ... READ MORE
Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when it comes to using Zoom for our meetings.
Creating ... READ MORE
With the start of rainy season upon us, it also means residents will begin to see termite swarms, specifically West Indian drywood termites (Cryptotermes brevis). Here in the Florida Keys we have two economically damaging termites, Asian subterranean ... READ MORE
Now is the time to prepare.
Trees are one of a homeowner's most important assets. They provide beauty to our neighborhoods enhancing property values, shade to cool our homes reducing our energy bills and plentiful oxygen for us to breathe. ... READ MORE
Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens
Easy Vegetable to Grow
One of the easiest vegetables to grow in your summer vegetable garden is the southern pea, also known as cowpeas or field peas. Not only are these peas tasty, easy to ... READ MORE
Monarch butterflies have been on earth for more than 10 million years. Sadly, the monarch butterfly numbers have substantially dropped over the last two decades.
The monarch is the only butterfly species in the world to undertake a long-distance ... READ MORE
Wildlife in the Environment
"DAD! A BUMBLEBEE!” My son yelled excitingly the other day. Of course, it was a dragonfly, but to my two-year-old son, all flying insects are bumblebees. Five minutes later we found ourselves lifting logs, digging ... READ MORE