Sweet potatoes are surprising plants. Native to tropical America, this tuberous relative of the Morning Glory, is both edible and ornamental. An excellent source of vitamin A, the tubers come in yellow, orange and purple-colored flesh. While ... READ MORE
September 18, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm, $35
Seating is LIMITED to 30!
Lunch included, CEUs have been applied for
This advanced course is designed for individuals who have completed the irrigation basics workshop or have a basic working knowledge ... READ MORE
The Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) has an 8.5-acre fragment of Pine Rockland, one of the most imperiled habitats on earth. Only about 4 percent of Pine Rockland habitat remains in Florida. Periodic fires, which ... READ MORE
“Dragon fruit” refers to several species of climbing cactus native to the tropical forests of Mexico and Central and South America and grown in tropical regions worldwide. South Florida has a few hundred acres of commercial dragon fruit ... READ MORE
For the love of Honey
Becoming a Beekeeper wasn't something I dreamed about my whole life. Beekeeping was never on my radar. When a friend suggested I consider beekeeping, I don't remember jumping up and down and being thrilled. One thing drove ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
September has traditionally been the beginning of harvest season. Many agricultural crops are reaching maturity and, depending on several environmental factors, are soon to be ready for gathering.
During ... READ MORE