With the December holidays here, many people may gift or receive "festive" holiday plants. In Florida, these plants can grow well beyond the holiday months! Learn about 5 commonly gifted plants and how to grow them year-round here in the Sunshine ... READ MORE
With the holiday season upon us, I wanted to share a little something about choosing heartfelt gifts for friends and loved ones.
For some of us, shopping for others can be a stressful and unpleasant task. You may worry about budget constraints, ... READ MORE
The days are counting down to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. And parents might be wondering how to help young children create thoughtful gifts for Mother’s Day, or perhaps for that someone special in their lives. Sure, store-bought gifts ... READ MORE
Making mom breakfast or taking her out for lunch for Mother’s Day (May 14) are both nice gestures. But if you want something that lasts long and looks good, try giving her a plant, say University of Florida experts.
“A beautiful live ... READ MORE
Roses are red, violets are blue, but plants may be just right for you to give your Valentine this year. They can be as pretty as roses, and University of Florida scientists breed oodles of ornamentals.
For example, David Clark, a UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
Holiday Giving Tree
Samara Purvis Family & Consumer Science Agent
The gift of giving is a voluntary action that is done without the expectation of something in return. Although I feel the reward that one receives in return is knowing ... READ MORE
As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, you can make mom feel special in any number of ways: Some of your options include fixing her breakfast, taking her out for dinner and/or buying her flowers or a plant.
Mother’s Day is May 8, and flora ... READ MORE
The exchange of gifts seems to be the crux of it all, and while showing a loved one you care through a meaningful present has value, it can be blown out of proportion. Stress around finding the right gift, not to mention the ecological ... READ MORE
We are grateful for all the support for students, faculty, research, and Extension we received over the past year, and look forward to Going Greater in 2020. From our outstanding students to our cutting-edge research, you know you can expect ... READ MORE
It’s the season to be jolly, but for many of us it’s the season to be overstressed as well. If getting ready for the Holidays is beginning to feel like a full-time job, start rethinking your holiday plans and consider streamlining, or even ... READ MORE