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Gardening Increases Self-Confidence in Youth

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June 24, 2021

Confidence plays a crucial role in youth development. Kids with low self-confidence are more likely to drop out of school, experience depression, succumb to peer pressure and not have friends. As a parent, you can help your child build self-confidence ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Confidence, Family, Gardening, Youth

Water Recycling, Reclaiming and Reuse

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October 3, 2017

  With a growing population, running out of water is a big concern. Wells are constantly being placed for new homes which are causing springs, aquifers, streams and lakes to go dry. How can we help to conserve water? Water reclaiming ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Conservation, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscape Irrigation, Reclaimed Water, Recycle, Recycled Water, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Water Conservation, Water Reclaiming, Water Reuse

Florida-Friendly Landscaping Practices

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September 29, 2017

  If you live in Florida, you know that the weather is hot and dry most of the time. How can you keep your yard beautiful all of the time and be economically friendly, even through the dry seasons? Florida-Friendly landscaping is the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Water
Tags: Florida, Florida-friendly, Home Landscape, Landscaping, Lawn, Yard

Did a Storm Damage Your Palm Trees?: Care After the Storm

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September 15, 2017

  While many palm species are adapted to windstorms, a hurricane or major storm can damage even the most tolerant palm trees. Make sure to wait until after the storm to venture outside and assess damage. Once an assessment has been ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Hurricane Damage, Hurricane Recovery, Palm Damage, Palm Recovery, Palm Treatment, Palm Tree, Palm Tree Care, Palm Tree Recovery, Royal Palm, Sabal Palm

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