A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in the amount of federal income tax that you are required to pay. Tax credits are typically better than tax deductions because of this direct reduction. Example: Tax liability is $1,400 and you have ... READ MORE
Hillsborough County Extension is offering access to free tax software to residents whose adjusted gross income on their tax return doesn’t exceed $79,000. Adjusted gross income doesn’t include things like tax deductible contributions to ... READ MORE
For a deep dive into Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida, watch our YouTube of the webinar recording.
If you are getting started with growing your own vegetables in Florida, choose a site that is full sun with access to water. Gardens ... READ MORE
Welcome to Volume 3 - you have your speech written and it's time to add the touches needed to create the perfect presentation.
You now have to decide what type of communication category you want to enter: Demonstrations/Illustrated Talks ... READ MORE
The Importance of Winter Pruning:
Welcome to the end months of winter, where the chill in the air signals not only a change in the weather but also a crucial time for winter maintenance in your landscape. One of the key practices for ensuring ... READ MORE
I frequently get questions asking, “Why is this turfgrass turning brown?” The quick answer is that it depends, although that alone is not helpful. There are two reasons why turfgrass begins to yellow or get chlorotic, and in some cases continues ... READ MORE
Come visit our UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County table at Tampa GreenFest and learn from Master Gardeners in our free gardening talks. GreenFest will be held on March 9 & 10, 2024 from 9am – 4pm, rain or shine! GreenFest will be ... READ MORE
Welcome to Volume 2! Congratulations on nailing down a topic for your presentation. Now comes the important work. It is time to break the topic into three main ideas and write a paragraph for each. After you finish writing each section, ... READ MORE
Arbor Day was established to celebrate trees and their beneficial ecosystem services they provide for humans and our environment. Florida Arbor Day is on January 19, 2024, as cooler months are the best time to plant trees, although trees can ... READ MORE
Senna ligustrina, or privet senna, is an easy to grow Florida native plant. It is a nectar plant for pollinators and a larval host plant for species of sulphur butterflies. This is a perennial that lives for several years and produces beautiful ... READ MORE