Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.
Mucho más que una tendencia, los barriles de lluvia son una solución ecológica a largo plazo para el riego sostenible ... READ MORE
If your lawn has a history of winter annual weeds such as henbit, wild geranium, annual bluegrass, chickweed and lawn burweed, you can apply a preemergence herbicide to prevent these weeds from emerging. Apply it during October when nighttime ... READ MORE
Vegetarian Awareness Month is celebrated in October of every year and serves to promote awareness of vegetarianism and its associated benefits. With the growing popularity of plant-based diets, there's a natural curiosity among individuals about ... READ MORE
Have you ever planted an avocado seed from a fresh fruit? Did you grab a cup and toothpicks to get started? Yes? STOP! Unless you are doing an activity to teach someone about how plants grow from seed, this is NOT the next way to plant an avocado ... READ MORE
Anyone that has ever put shovel to earth in South Florida knows that our “soil” is actually rock. The rock is a type of limestone known as Miami Limestone, or oolitic limestone, and is not coral as many people think. Limestone Gables didn’t ... READ MORE
Building a garden bed can be daunting to say the least. But here at UF/IFAS, we are total nerds about all things gardening and we have some tips on building a garden bed this season.
A raised garden bed is simply a structure built to grow ... READ MORE
I just love growing food hydroponically! Why? I am more likely to harvest it and eat it, too. Over 600,000 YouTubers love how I teach hydroponics in 8 minutes. You can get growing with that free video, but maybe it only 'wet' your appetite? ... READ MORE
If you like broccoli as I do, you should keep in mind that it is a very easy-to-grow vegetable that needs to go into your garden at this time of year. I have already started my seeds for the coming season and am preparing the soil for ... READ MORE
The mulberry (Morus spp.) is a fruiting tree rich in flavor, with nutritious foliage, a myriad of medicinal and culinary value, and a fascinating history. With numerous species, hybrids, and endless cultivars to choose from—a mulberry may ... READ MORE
When it comes to dealing with insect pests of tropical fruit, try not to think “What do I spray?” Instead, use a balanced approach to pest control that will use pesticides only when completely necessary.
The most common pests for tropical ... READ MORE