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Selling Honey Under Florida’s Cottage Food Law

What is the buzz around Florida’s Cottage Food law? Are you a Florida beekeeper and interested in selling your honey under cottage food law, but uncertain of the rules and regulations? Beekeepers are permitted to sell raw honey… Read More

Fact Sheets: Herbs | African Iris | Torch Ginger | Peacock Plant | Siam Tulip | Spider Plant | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Herbs     African Iris (Dietes Vegeta)     Torch Ginger (Etilngera Elatior)     Peacock Plant (Calathea Makoyan)     Siam Tulip (Curcuma Alismatifolia)     Spider Plant (Chlorophytum Capense)

Fact Sheet: Handling the Fish You Catch

One of the joys of fishing is eating the fish you catch, but you may find your catch doesn’t taste as fresh as expected. Fish must be handled properly or they will spoil quickly. In addition to disappointing… Read More

Event: Lee County Urban Gardening and Micro Business Course

Interested in growing your own small food related business? Agents Roy Beckford and Jennifer Hagen of the Lee County Extension Office can help. The Urban Gardening and Micro-Business class series will introduce practical and technical concepts in urban farming… Read More

Q and A: With the evening rains have come the thousands of ants. What can I do to rid these pests from my home?

from N.H., in Fort Myers Answer: There are several species of ants found in or around houses in Florida. In general, the most common ants can be grouped as house infesting, yard infesting, and carpenter ants. The most… Read More