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Find Your Frugal: Low-cost, free summer family fun ideas


August 4, 2022

About this series August is Family Fun Month, and there is still vacation time to spare before school starts. Meanwhile, both the Consumer Price Index and Travel Price Index (TPI) continue to increase, making vacationing away from home ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Biking, Brenda Marty-Jimenez, Family Fun Month, Find Your Frugal, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Low-cost Activities, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Family And Consumer Sciences

Learn signs of algae blooms from UF/IFAS expert at free virtual webinar Aug. 2


July 28, 2022

It is algae bloom season in Florida, and blooms and smells surfacing from ponds, lakes and coastal waterways may be a sign that something is happening. A free virtual webinar on August 2 will teach attendees how  to identify and confirm ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Algae Blooms, Dail Laughinghouse, Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center

Free UF/IFAS Extension webinars for South Florida landscapes address challenges, offer tips


April 25, 2022

Living in South Florida has its perks and pitfalls. With beautiful beaches and plenty to do all year long, the same region experiences some of the most extreme subtropical weather conditions that take a toll on turf.    The University of ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, News, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach
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Water Conservation Month approaching: UF/IFAS expert explains why saving water matters


April 1, 2022

FLORIDA – April is Water Conservation Month. A typically dry month in Florida, April is also when consumer water-use is highest in the state.   Science tells us that residents often use more water than needed in home landscapes, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lorna Bravo, UF IFAS Extension, UF IFAS Extension Broward, Urban Horticulture, Water Conservation

Termite season is coming: Local UF scientist explains what to know at free March 1 webinar


February 24, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla -- Termite season in Florida is around the corner, and experts at UF/IFAS are ready to help. On March 1, Thomas Chouvenc, a termite expert and assistant professor at the UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, UF/IFAS Master Gardener Volunteer Program
image- master gardener volunteer working on orchids

Applications online to join UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Scholarship Program Introduced


December 1, 2020

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Like to dabble in your community, church, or school gardens? Like giving your neighbor a helping hand on how to grow herbs, vegetables, and fruit? Interested in urban sustainable food systems, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS News

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