Much more than a garden trend, rain barrels are an eco-friendly long-term solution to sustainable watering. They save money, promote water conservation and reduce the amount of stormwater runoff, potentially reducing flooding.
While rainwater ... READ MORE
The introduction of spectacled caimans into Florida, reported as early as the 1950s, has impacted the biodiversity of native wildlife in some of the most sensitive areas of the Florida Everglades.
A University of Florida study, ... READ MORE
This spring enjoy National Garden Month with homegrown herbs. Each April, this month-long observance brings together gardeners, gardening groups and those new to gardening to share tips and offer support for a bountiful season.
If you ... READ MORE
A natural disaster can significantly impact a family's financial life. For example, in the aftermath of a hurricane, flood, or other incident, families often face skyrocketing costs for repairs and replacements that can significantly disrupt ... READ MORE
Or why average rainfall records do not fully relay the ups and downs of rainy season (nor dry season).
As I sit writing this blog we are soaked in rain from a brush with Ian. This rainfall event and the past 10 days of rainy weather have ... READ MORE
There are a ton of internships available for high school students across Miami-Dade County, but not many compare to a 4-H experience like this! Meet the future of Urban Agriculture. Six students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools are spending ... READ MORE
Now might be the time to change it! According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Florida is in the top 5 states where ID theft complaints were made.
Identity theft is a severe problem, especially for young people just starting to establish ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – When it comes to soil, Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani can give South Florida growers the scoop nematodes and more.
As the newest member of UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, the assistant professor ... READ MORE
Change—whether evolutionary or man-made—is a vital process that is woven into the fabric of nature, one that has shaped the world to how we see it today. On a small scale, change has the potential to better one’s life, like a New Year's ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer in Broward County?
Who are the Master Gardener Volunteers?
Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are horticultural ... READ MORE