As the year winds down and the days grow short, the calendar reminds us what will come: sooner, later, colder weather. Cavort now while you can, before your hands go numb. In north Florida too, the winter will… Read More
Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida… Read More
Master Gardener Joy Derksen shares some cool weather gardening tips in the November/ December issue of the Master Gardening Bench. Read this month’s gardening newsletter, or view previous issues here: https://bit.ly/2DOMBq9 Cold Tolerant Selections Gardening chores? Of course! … Read More
People aren’t the only ones who leave colder climates for the sunshine state. Look for these birds migrating to Florida this winter!
Just as our diets change with the seasons, so do the diets of grazing cattle and other livestock. In the spring and summer, these animals munch on perennial grasses, but in the fall and winter these grasses go… Read More
Even though cold weather can easily ruin a garden, growing cold-hardy plants can keep a garden healthy through the winter. Annuals Once your summer annuals start to fade, replace them with flowers that can withstand freezing temperatures. Examples… Read More
Have you considered how winter months can present their own specific safety considerations throughout the home? Learn how to protect yourself and your family by minimizing the risk of fires and other hazards. Heating the Home Fireplaces At the… Read More
Don’t let winter’s cold weather freeze your conservation-friendly habits; use the following tips to stay sustainable.