Weeds and invasive plants can be a nuisance to a home or business landscape, and some of them are also toxic to people or animals. A new UF/IFAS publication details some of the most common poisonous plants found in Florida residential landscapes.
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Emotion is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as "any agitation or disturbance of mind, feeling, passion; any vehement or excited mental state. Emotions are a part of every human being. There are hundreds of emotions along with variations, ... READ MORE
What is CIVIC and how does it relate to community resource development in Broward County?
CIVIC is UF/IFAS Extension community development programming and the acronym stands for: Community Voices Informed Choices.
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Just like it was Women’s Health Week last month, men have their week, Men’s Health Week, this week, from June 11th to June 17th (it ends on Father’s Day every year, just like Women’s Health Week ends on Mother’s Day). The purpose ... READ MORE
Do you, or someone you know have a food allergy? Food allergies can be very serious or even deadly for those that are highly sensitive. While most food allergies in adults are caused by a small group of foods or food products, adverse reactions ... READ MORE
For almost 40 years, the Ocean Conservancy has held the International Coastal Cleanup in September. Across the planet hundreds of thousands of volunteers clean marine debris from their shorelines. The data collected is used by local agencies ... READ MORE
Going along with the International Coastal Clean Up, UF/IFAS Extension will be promoting September as Microplastics Awareness month. The most common form of microplastic are fibers.Photo: UF IFAS St. johns County If you have not heard, microplastics ... READ MORE
Invasive species are non-native or exotic species that do not naturally occur in an area, cause economic or environmental harm, or negatively impact human health. These invasive species have become the number one threat to biodiversity on protected ... READ MORE
Many plants and animals have been introduced to new regions for centuries, as people have discovered new lands. These transient species are known as non-natives, and can become invasive. Invasive species occur throughout the world and may blend ... READ MORE