Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent/CED Lorna Bravo
What is the UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Program?
The summer internship program is a collaboration between the Florida Cooperative Extension Service and ... READ MORE
What is a Worm Farm?
Worm farming, or vermicomposting, is a way to recycle food waste using worms. Worms are housed in an enclosed compost bin, or worm farm, and are fed food scraps. The worm farm is completely closed so that the worms ... READ MORE
This week is International Compost Awareness Week. Much of what we throw away in our garbage or put out as yard waste could be recycled right on our own property. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates about 30% of ... READ MORE
Last year in Pasco County, food scraps, yard waste, and newspaper made up about 25% of the material thrown in the garbage. That's a lot of wasted waste, because by composting, most of that “trash” could have easily been transformed into ... READ MORE
Caution…Worms at Work!
Many home gardeners may have thought about composting, but may not have the time, the space or, let’s face it, the patience. Well then vermicomposting is ideal to satisfy those conditions! Vermicomposting is the ... READ MORE