Another year another hurricane season! The season is June 1 to November 31, six long months.
Are you ready for the season? When a hurricane or tropical storm hits, it could cause a lot of stress to you, your family and community. Are you ... READ MORE
Microirrigation is an efficient way to water vegetable gardens and conserve our precious water supply.
This goes along with Florida-Friendly Landscaping principle #2, Water Efficiently. Microirrigation is defined as a low volume, low flow ... READ MORE
Ever heard of a rain gauge? No? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't quite sure. Well, you've come to the right place. Read on to learn what a rain gauge is, how it works, and how easy it is to use one in your home landscape.
What ... READ MORE
Turfgrass dominates Central Florida landscapes. The living green carpet provides plenty of benefits, but turf can be a thirsty bug buffet demanding time, money, and expertise. Did you know that we put more than half of our drinking water in ... READ MORE
All of us, we Consumers, are usually looking for ways to maximize our buying power. We want to get the best bang for our buck, right? Happily, this is highly likely if you are a smart consumer and know your resources. Watch the short video ... READ MORE
Written and edited by UF/IFAS Faculty: Alicia Bradigan-Betancourt, Monroe County Extension Director; Linda Seals, SEED Regionalized State Agent; Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, SWED Regionalized State Agent and Carol Roberts, St. Lucie County CRD ... READ MORE
I keep hearing about the ‘new normal’ due to this global pandemic. For me, whenever someone refers to ‘normal’ I usually counter with “define normal.” Life has taught me that everyone really has their own normal. The Oxford English ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension has science-based resources on a variety of topics for teachers, parents and kids. From insects to robotics, plants to manatees, we have curriculum, videos, and coloring sheets you can use! This page will be updated as more ... 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