Did you know around 11% of the household water is used to flush toilets in Florida? Last Water Wednesday was all about the toilets.
Category: UF/IFAS Extension
You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly landscape.
While we are honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military this Memorial Day weekend, don’t forget that May is also the American Wetlands Month. What is American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month… Read More
Why should the Florida homeowner care about landscaping for honey bees and other wildlife? The urban landscape is the largest expanding land use in FL. In late 2019, about 900 residents moved to Florida every day. With this… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More
Can wildlife and urban development co-exist? With the urban landscape as the most rapidly expanding land use in central Florida, one doesn’t have to look far to see new subdivisions and homes being built. An estimated 900 people move… Read More
Written by: Lusia Ortiz, FCS Intern Back to school does not only involve meeting the teacher, shopping for clothes and school supplies, it also includes planning and making nutritious meals and snacks. With the new academic school year… Read More
Let’s Walk Florida Walking has many benefits—physical exercise, weight loss, stress relief, better sleep and more positive mood. A new University of Florida walking program adds another benefit: comradery. Let’s Walk Florida is a 12-week program where community… Read More
What is Gray Water? The exact definition of gray water varies from state to state, but generally includes any household wastewater other than that which comes in direct contact with human waste (such as water used for toilet… Read More