Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Our urban Yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife.
As urban areas rapidly increase worldwide, our urban yards are the first defense ... READ MORE
By Tina McIntyre, MS, CEP, FCHP, Florida Friendly Landscaping Agent & Dr. Morgan Pinkerton, DPM, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Agent; University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County
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As botanical names are always accurate, let’s start with what we are talking about in this article - Laurus nobilis – sometimes called bay or sweet bay – not to be confused with magnolias. This is the culinary herb obtained from a ... READ MORE
By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agricultural Extension Agent III,
The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension's annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading ... READ MORE
FDACS declares Giant African Land Snail Eradicated from South Florida
We have exciting news in the world of invasive species in Florida! As of Oct 2021, Giant African Land Snail (GALS) has been declared eradicated from Broward and Miami-Dade ... READ MORE
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One year ago today (October 12, 2020), my co-author Dr. Steven Johnson and I published our highly anticipated EDIS publication "Peters's Rock Agama in Florida." We are calling it our first "agamaversary." First introduced to Florida through ... READ MORE
Eggplant is generally underappreciated and underused in the American diet. It’s too bad; this versatile, very low-calorie vegetable can be used in a wide variety of delicious recipes. Eggplant is also packed with powerful antioxidants like ... READ MORE