Water is a vital part of everyday life. Florida, with its growing population, has seen an increase in water use. Understanding household water consumption can support conservation efforts. H2OSAV has a series of fact sheets on Ask IFAS that ... READ MORE
Homeownership makes sense for different people at different stages of their lives, but it's not always the right choice for everyone. Whether you are in the process of renting or buying your own home, the best place to start is to understand ... READ MORE
I could not be more excited to share this highly anticipated, long awaited UF/IFAS Extension Palm Short Course in Orlando and in person! Palms are prized in the landscape and people notice when they look pathetic. There is a science to growing ... READ MORE
The holidays have passed, and we are back to our normal routines, but some of us are still paying for the holidays. As the bills start to roll in, add up how much you spent. If you put part or all your expenses on credit, you will be paying ... READ MORE
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
The holidays mean too many toys for many children. This may also mean more clutter. There are a variety of ways to deal with the mess. Let’s explore a few of them.
Donate to others
Many parents have shared that they go through toys with ... READ MORE
Holiday Food & Festivities
With all the food and festivities during the holidays, make sure it isn't an invitation to pesky pests! Pests will eat just about anything, but they might leave you alone if they don't have easy access to food. ... READ MORE
The South Florida "swale" or tree lawn/parkway as it is called in other parts of the country, describes the green space between the sidewalk and the street.
Swales are designed to hold excess water from rain events, allowing the water to percolate ... READ MORE
It may seem laughable to most Americans that Florida does experience a "real winter". However, there are many who are very aware that the temperatures have dropped and that their plants are reacting to this change. The Master Gardeners often ... READ MORE