Unsaturated Fats are one type of several different types of dietary fats and oils. All these different kinds of fat can be confusing. Let’s look at unsaturated fat a little more closely.
Have you ever heard of healthy fats? These ... READ MORE
In January, many folks try new habits, hobbies, and take on cleaning projects, too. Let’s talk about all three in relation to seeds. Over time stored seeds may lose their ability to germinate and grow. What do you do if you are clearing ... READ MORE
Have old seeds packets and wondering if the seeds are still viable to grow in the garden?
Many seeds will last for years if stored correctly in a cool, dry, indoor environment. Follow these simple steps to test your old seeds.
Gather your ... READ MORE
Scientists project hurricane intensity and frequency will increase with climate change. That leads researchers to want to better predict how storms will disperse and establish nonnative plant invaders.
Knowing where invasive plants spread ... READ MORE
Normally, University of Florida scientists such as Harry Klee gauge the taste and aroma of their new tomatoes by letting volunteers test them at the UF Sensory Lab in Gainesville. But now, people from across the globe who grow tomatoes in their ... READ MORE
We are all eager to get back into our gardens, but right now can seem like the less fun part of Florida vegetable gardens. Weeds, pests, and heat have taken over. So what can we do NOW to prepare for fall?
Pull those weeds
Hand pulling weeds ... READ MORE
What is going on with the seeds?
Recently, there have been reports of people receiving packages of seeds in the mail. What is weird is that they did not order the seeds and have no idea where they came from. There have been reports in multiple ... READ MORE
Since ancient times humans have been propagating plants for foods, clothing, and eye appeal. Today, there are three main techniques that can be used to propagate plants including, the usage of seeds, use of cuttings (including air layering), ... READ MORE
By Sara Weber
Plant a vegetable garden. There are quite a few edibles that can be planted in March here in Florida. Tomatoes, peppers, and sweet potatoes all will generally survive transplanting this time of year. You can use seeds right ... READ MORE
By Pamela Phillippe
You will need the following items:
Resealable plastic bags – quart or gallon, depending on plants chosen
Plants or seeds
Craft knife or scissors – for parent to use
Craft stick or wooden ... READ MORE