The holidays mean too many toys for many children. This may also mean more clutter. There are a variety of ways to deal with the mess. Let’s explore a few of them.
Donate to others
Many parents have shared that they go through toys with ... READ MORE
The 20th Anniversary celebration of UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) marks an exciting milestone in the history of a program that has been copied throughout the nation. The 20th Anniversary Festival is a time to reflect upon ... READ MORE
We're proud to announce our latest Green Business partner: Sara-Bay Financial.
About Sara-Bay Financial
A Sarasota registered investment advisor, founded in 1993, Sara-Bay Financial offers both growth and dividend income options, ranging from ... 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
What is Fast Fashion?
Fast fashion happens when companies mimic trendy clothing styles at a cheap price for the public. However, the environmental cost of doing this is extraordinary.
Why is it harmful?
To make clothes ... READ MORE
This week is International Compost Awareness Week. Much of what we throw away in our garbage or put out as yard waste could be recycled right on our own property. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates about 30% of ... READ MORE
Blog by Rudy White, volunteer Master Gardener
Hydroponics for Youth
Beginning in 2017, continuing into 2018, Seminole County Master Gardeners introduced a new hydroponics workshop into several Seminole County elementary schools. The workshop ... READ MORE
One increasingly popular garden method, sometimes also termed “no-dig” garden, is lasagna gardening. This technique utilizes permaculture practices to build up and help maintain soil organic matter. In Florida, where our soils tend to be ... READ MORE
With a growing population, running out of water is a big concern. Wells are constantly being placed for new homes which are causing springs, aquifers, streams and lakes to go dry. How can we help to conserve water? Water reclaiming ... READ MORE