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Some Like it Short


December 21, 2021

What is a solstice? December 21st is the Winter Solstice, which marks the shortest day of the year. After this, each following day will be longer than the previous one. This will go on until the days are of equal length. When days are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Christmas, Dombeya, Equinox, Jacquemontia, Long Day, Newsletter, Newsletter2, Photoperiodism, Poinsettia, Short-day, Solstice
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Florida Master Naturalist Environmental Interpretation Course Begins Jan. 31, 2022


December 20, 2021

The UF/ IFAS Extension St Lucie County is pleased to announce the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program Environmental Interpretation course. This FMNP course provides 24 hours of educational coursework including presentations, class discussions ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Master Naturalist, FMNP, Interpretation

Differences Between Container, B&B, and Bare Root Trees


December 20, 2021

What are the differences between container, B&B, and bare root trees? After you have selected the right tree for your planting location, next you must decide what kind of tree to get. The three main nursery root stalks available are container, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: B&B, Ball And Burlp, Bare Root, Container Tree, Tree Planting, Tree Site Preparation

GI-GMP Could Save the State Millions and Boost Local Economy


December 20, 2021

Green Industry Best Management Practices Certifications: Could Potentially Save the State Millions of Dollars and Boost Local Counties Economy Part of a comprehensive program under the University of Florida’s, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Curriculum, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development,
Tags: Florida, GI-GMP, Inmates, Jefferson County Correctional Institute, Program, Run-off, Taylor County, Training, Water Quality

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