Time to garden!
With food prices climbing toward the sky it may be time to consider pulling that brown thumb out of your pocket and adding a little green paint to it. Growing a garden can be a humbling experience, especially in Florida, but ... READ MORE
Who's growing your food?
It is important to many consumers to know who is growing their food. The country or state of origin may impact the freshness of your produce. It may also have an impact on the ripeness of the produce. Some produce like ... READ MORE
Protecting the bees
Everyone is worried about the bees. Since colony collapse started being recognized as an issue in 2007, the word is out that bees may be in trouble. Yet, and maybe because of, there are more beekeepers than ever. Florida ... READ MORE
Maybe you are new to Florida and love to vegetable garden? Where you used to live, vegetables grew all summer and thrived, but you now live in Florida. Don't fret, Florida is a giant producer of commercial vegetables and ... READ MORE
Greener is not always better
Yards with only green grass and green hedges in them can seem a boring place. Especially when they don't have anything blooming. There actually is a lot more to it than how it looks to you or visitors. Your yard ... READ MORE
The aloof Florida spring
Whew! Spring has been kind to us this year. Instead of the usual week of spring, we must have enjoyed around ten days. There is nothing better than a crisp spring morning in Florida. But, it never seems to last, and ... READ MORE
Food security has become a hot subject for some folks. With commodities moving quickly around our globe it's hard to say just where your food is coming from. Labeling may help with some foods but with fruits and vegetables it ... READ MORE
Your parents were right
Your parents probably told you to eat your vegetables. Over and over again. You knew they were right, and hopefully you came to love them. Vegetables that is, I'm sure you love your parents too. It's true, vegetables ... READ MORE
Special Hurricane Dorian Edition
Greetings from the Extension Office!
As Hurricane Dorian is stalled over the Bahamas, I wanted to send you some things that may help you before and after the storm. Please save this email for easy reference ... READ MORE
The incredible honey bee
There is nothing quite like a the honey bee. They are one of natures great pollinators. While doing that job they store wonderful honey. They also store pollen, form propolis and they produce something called royal ... READ MORE