Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Were you aware that May 17-23 is Water Reuse Week in South Florida?
To promote and encourage efficient use of reclaimed water, the South Florida Water Management ... READ MORE
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
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
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination ... 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
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
Week 2 of Songbirds! How many songbirds were you able to identify last week from part 1? If you missed it last week’s Songbirds (Part 1) post, click here. This week, we will be learning more "Songbirds". These birds can be seen in agricultural ... READ MORE
Citrus: Depending on citrus fertilizer label, apply fertilizer every six weeks or as directed. Check for citrus insects; apply insecticidal soap when insects are present, which can be purchased at most local garden centers. We prefer you use ... READ MORE
This week is all about songbirds! There are many other songbirds in Central Florida you can identify, but here are a few we can practice this week. Have you been following along with our weekly Bird Watching Series? I hope you were able to ... READ MORE