What is rewilding? In rewilding a yard, a gardener returns a part of their yard to nature. This includes encouraging beneficial insects, reducing herbicide and pesticide use, pruning less, and planting more native plants. This practice is becoming ... READ MORE
Want a holiday that's green AND bright? Learn about celebrating while protecting the planet (and your wallet) in this short video by Master Gardener Volunteer Deb Ford: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYz1xfDMG7M&t=49s
For quite some time there has been an explosion of health food products on the market, specifically advertised as either organic foods or natural foods. Most people don't know that there is a major difference between organic, natural and health ... READ MORE
Recently I attended a conference that included a series of talks at the University of Florida’s Whitney Marine Lab. One of the talks was presented by the director of the lab, Dr. Mark Martindale, who discussed the history and mission of the ... READ MORE
If you have done this phenomenal summertime activity, then you know what I’m talking about. And it’s not just the kids that derive an amazing, nature-based educational experience. Anyone who puts on a mask and snorkel for their first scalloping ... READ MORE
The Sarasota Soil and Water Conservation District has set an August 17 working group meeting to discuss local resource conservation concerns and programs.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Ken Clark ... READ MORE
Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director
Natural remedies, some centuries old, are regaining popularity in today's society. Those seeking relief from the onslaught of seasonal allergies need look no further than the camphor ... READ MORE
Pesticide Training and Exams being offered at the University of Florida IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office.
March 31, 2014
8am-11am Aquatic Pesticide Training
11am Aquatic Exam
1pm-4pm Natural Areas Training
4pm ... READ MORE