New trees form a framework for your landscape.
Hernando County is in USDA’s plant-hardiness zone 9. Choose varieties of Florida-Friendly or native plants that are suited to grow in west central Florida. Ask questions and read plant labels. ... READ MORE
As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE
Calling all Hernando County Residents!
The UF/IFAS Extension is conducting a research project to gain insights into homeowners' knowledge and opinions regarding lawn fertilizing practices and fertilizer ordinances in Hernando County. Your perspective ... READ MORE
West Central Florida's warm and sunny climate provides an ideal environment for cultivating a variety of edible plants. One underused tropical shrub that not only flourishes in this region but also adds a burst of flavor to your landscape is ... READ MORE
As we transition from winter to early spring, many residents in Hernando County may find their flowering shrubs displaying signs of winter weather wear and tear. However, there's no need to worry. Late February into early March provides an ideal ... READ MORE
Emotional wellness plays a crucial role in our overall health and quality of life. Understanding the determinants of health, especially those related to emotional well-being, is essential for leading a balanced and fulfilling life.
What is ... READ MORE
Florida's natural ecosystems are under threat from the invasion of non-native plants, which is contributing to the decline of native biotic communities throughout the state. One of the most aggressive of these invaders is the Brazilian Peppertree, ... READ MORE
Manatees are unquestionably one of the most fascinating and gentle creatures to grace the warm waters of Florida. These herbivores, renowned for their slow, deliberate movements, play a vital role in preserving the health and balance of their ... READ MORE
As the leaves change color and a gentle chill fills the air, coffee lovers have yet another reason to rejoice. Fall has arrived, bringing with it the perfect backdrop for enjoying your favorite brew. In this article, we'll explore the wonderful ... READ MORE
There is no doubt that cattle prices are high. With added income this year, you may be considering investing some of that money instead of sending it in as taxes next April. It is important to make wise use of that money to provide years of ... READ MORE
Gear up for the 7th Annual UF/IFAS Coastal Cleanup in Hernando County!
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Check-in Location: 6340 Shoal Lind Blvd., Spring Hill
Each ... READ MORE