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Cheers to moms, including the wild ones

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May 10, 2023

No two moms’ parenting methods are alike, and the same can be said about motherhood in the animal kingdom. To share some fun facts about animal moms frequently spotted in Florida, we went to University of Florida experts. Burrowing owls ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Alligators, Babies, Bats, Bluebirds, Burrowing Owls, Corey Callaghan, Croc Docs, Eastern Bluebird, Ecology, Florida Bats, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frank Mazzotti, Kathryn Sieving, Katie Sieving, Ken Gioeli, Maia McGuire, Manatees, Mother's Day, News, Songbirds, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Wildlife Babies, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Wildlife Young

Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ with a plant – maybe even one bred by UF/IFAS

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April 25, 2023

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

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Caladiums, Coleus, David Clark, Environmental Horticulture, Gift, Mother's Day, Plant Breeding, Plants, Social Interaction, Tia Silvasy, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, UF/IFAS Plant Breeding, Zhanao Deng

Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ with a plant – maybe even one bred by UF/IFAS

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April 28, 2022

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

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Caladium, Coleus, David Clark, Environmental Horticulture, Family, Gift, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Joanna Courtemanche, Mother's Day, Petunia, Plant Breeders, Plant Breeding, Plants, Zhanao Deng

UF/IFAS Experts: Skip the Roses and Go Straight for the Orchids on Mother’s Day

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May 7, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- What’s better than roses on Mother’s day? Orchids, which are easier to take care of and can last for years, according to University of Florida experts. Wagner Vendrame, a professor of environmental horticulture at ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: IFAS, Mother's Day, News, Orchids

8 Important Questions To Ask Your Mother on Mother’s Day

May 3, 2017

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2017, and it is a great time for us to celebrate our hard-working mothers. It is also a good time to talk to your mother about her health history. Knowing your mother's health history may help improve your ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: April-June 2017, Family Nutrition And Health, Health And Safety, Health Conversations, Health History, Mother's Day, Nutrition, Panhandle-livingwell

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