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What’s in Bloom? …South American Yellow Poinciana

Not that poinciana… and not that one either… Throughout late Spring to mid-summer certain streets of the I-4 corridor are inhabited by hulking yellow figures that peer over buildings and walls throughout the urbanized landscape. Despite their enormity… Read More

Can’t Stop the Plant Power: Orange County Adopt-A-Tree Returns for 2021

It’s a well-established fact… trees treat us well. We don’t always return the favor, but there is a reason that “The Giving Tree” is a modern parable – trees take care of us in spite of our exploitation,… Read More

Trees and Lightning Strikes

STRIKE! BOOM! CRAAAACK! Yes, folks, that is the sound of Florida’s rainy season. Florida’s heavy summer rainfall certainly keeps plants growing like Jack’s beanstalk, but sometimes those skies are also laced with lightning. Frightening! Florida does experience more… Read More

Treejuvenation Florida

Treejuvenation Florida is a UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County urban forestry program that aims to increase community engagement in activities which promote the benefits of trees, and help residents to recognize and appreciate their tree assets. TreeQuest: Florida Arbor Day Each January… Read More