The rare Ghost Orchid might be known to the public through the book, “The Orchid Thief” and the 2002 Meryl Streep movie, “Adaptation.”
But plant enthusiasts and conservationists know about this leafless plant because it resembles ... READ MORE
Bring mezcal to life; grow agaves in the garden!
Agave is generally tolerant of Florida's climate with its succulent leaves showcasing different shades of greens and blues. The shape of the plant generates interest, and it makes a great statement ... READ MORE
"Should I call you Latino/Latina/Latinx, Hispanic, or Chicano/Chicana?" We have all been there… so what is the correct term? The truth is no matter which term you use people will often disagree because we use all of these terms as identity ... READ MORE
Webster defines culture as the concepts, habits, skills, arts, instruments and institutions of a given people in a given place. Basically, the culture within a group is what everybody knows that everybody else knows and includes the visible ... READ MORE
An Environment of Inspiration
Next week I will be backpacking in the Grand Canyon. A group of friends and I are spending five days exploring the canyon; one of the world’s most popular natural wonders. According to the National Park Service, ... READ MORE
Take a "Behind-the-Scenes" Tour of Collier County's Agricultural Operations
On Wednesday, March 21st 2018 the Collier County UF/IFAS Extension presents an all-day bus tour highlighting the vibrant agriculture of the region.
This year the ... READ MORE