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As holidays near, research notes differences in countries’ food-waste habits, perceptions

With the holidays approaching, many people will buy a lot of food, and some will throw much of it out, particularly uneaten fruits and vegetables. New University of Florida research shows a common refrain among grocery shoppers in… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Produce department – vegetables

In our “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” post, we discussed the produce department, focusing on fruits. This post will focus on vegetables. As a general rule, start by noting the condition of the produce department. It should be… Read More

Join Broward County Citi-Science -Water Quality Rain Harvesting Project

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Did you know? South Florida is one of the wettest areas of the country. South Florida’s rainfall is often enough to meet the annual water needs of… Read More

A test to check the germination rate of old seeds

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… Read More

Fall Seed Sale – Local Pick Up Only

Just in time for your fall gardens, the Master Gardeners are pleased to present seeds for this upcoming season. Now is also an excellent time to scatter/plant native flowers and other cool-living varieties, so don’t forget your pollinator… Read More

AUGUST What to Plant? What to Do?

The hottest days of the summer are here and you might be thinking, “There is no way something could survive this heat!”. You might also be wondering “What can I do in my landscape?” Well, you are correct… Read More

Growing Florida Vegetables

Florida vegetables Maybe you are new to Florida and love to vegetable garden? Where you used to live, vegetable grew all summer and thrived, but you now live in Florida. Don’t fret, Florida is a giant producer of… Read More

Family Gardening During Pandemic Rises

One of the unexpected results of the pandemic during the last year has been the increase of families in the yard and garden.  As a matter of fact, according to a new survey released by Scott’s Miracle Grow,… Read More