I just love summer fruits. Fresh berries and cherries are the best. Summertime in America is when most of our berries are ripe and ready for picking.
What can you do with so many berries?
My favorite ways to preserve delicate summer fruit ... READ MORE
Prepare Before Hurricane Season Begins
By Yvonne Florian
Hurricane season will be upon us June first. While a disaster can strike at any time of the year, now is the time to do your Hurricane preparations such as:
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Written by Samantha Walter-Cano, Edited by Andrea Lazzari & Yvonne Florian
In honor of National Pet Day, which was April 11th, let's bring awareness to some common household and ornamental plants which may be harmful to our furry friends.
Holiday ... READ MORE
Summer vegetable garden weeds can be a problem for gardeners. It's too hot to check weed growth every afternoon. And we really only have a few vegetable plants which will survive the heat of a Florida summer. Deciding to let the garden ... READ MORE
It may seem laughable to most Americans that Florida does experience a "real winter". However, there are many who are very aware that the temperatures have dropped and that their plants are reacting to this change. The Master Gardeners often ... READ MORE
One of the major attractions of Florida for many people is our ability to grow a variety of tropical and subtropical fruits. It was at the very top of my list when I decided to return to Florida from a slightly cooler region. Having ... READ MORE
When folks throughout the world think of Florida, they usually think of alligators, sunshine, palm trees, and hurricanes. Most long-time Florida residents know what to expect concerning each of these things.
The Bad "Haircut"
In ... READ MORE
The Other Florida Residents
Generally, Florida residents are pretty hardy souls. For instance, early settlers required a healthy fear of bears. Florida Black Bears lived throughout the state at that time and were of great concern for anyone ... READ MORE
In the frenzy of preparing for an impending hurricane, many of those with residential pools overlook steps needed to prepare the pool for a major storm. Following are some tips, do's and don'ts when it comes to pool preparation prior to and ... READ MORE
What's Wrong with my St. Augustine Grass?
The Yellow Yard-
About the time September rolls around, while the rainy season seems like it just will not end, some lawns may exhibit some yellowing. Grass seems healthy except for the tips turning ... READ MORE