GAINESVILLE, FL - In the 1967 classic film ‘The Graduate”, Mr. McGuire tells young Benjamin “There’s a great future in plastics”. He was right. Plastics replaced glass, metal and wood in many products. While most plastics are petroleum ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, FL - In step with Earth Day on April 22, IFAS Communications Video released a series of videos on compositing featuring Dr. Dina Liebowitz with the UF/IFAS Field & Fork Gardens. The first video in the series is on Backyard Composting:
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Composting is a great way to practice recycling in your yard. You can reduce the volume of waste that goes to the landfill as well as create a beneficial soil amendment for your landscape. Most people have all the elements they need to create ... READ MORE
Much of the trash that we throw away can be used to make our gardens more productive. A great New Year’s resolution is to begin to covert yard and kitchen debris into soil-enriching compost.
Many materials can be used to produce ... READ MORE
Looking to make an impact in your community this year? Start by creating an edible garden and composting project!
Join UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County for our 60-minute workshop on community gardening and composting. Many local neighborhoods, ... READ MORE
Composting reduces your water use, improves your soil health, and decreases your overall environmental impact. Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Orange County, Tia Silvasy, discussed how to turn kitchen and garden ... READ MORE
Vermicomposting = worm composting
Do you live in a small space and want to have a neat little efficient compost bin to recycle your kitchen scraps? Vermiculture, also known as worm composting, is becoming increasingly popular with the urban ... READ MORE