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.
Biochar is a stable form of carbon produced by burning organic matter (usually wood) under low oxygen conditions. It can be used as a soil amendment to increase the fertilizer holding capacity in soils, making the fertilizers slowly… Read More
Blueberries are not easily grown in Florida soils because of high organic matter and low pH needs. The media for growing blueberries requires good drainage (total porosity of 50-85%), a pH of 4.2-5.5, and a relatively low nutrient… Read More
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
Some of you may already know we are starting a new series – Water Wednesday. Water Wednesday is a Facebook Live series provided by Agents and Specialists in UF/IFAS. Every Wednesday 2 pm ET, we will live stream… Read More
Harvested forages are seldom cheap but often necessary to provide adequate nutrition for your horses when the grass is not enough. This article will highlight a couple of “hay hacks” that will keep your animals happy and healthy… Read More
Water is the foundation of life. The Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent, Yilin Zhuang, is teaming up with County Agents in Central District and launching a new water series on Facebook Live – Water Wednesday.
A life review can be looked at as one of the primary tools for carving out who we are. It’s a way to look at what our existence means. Have you ever thought about telling your story? Your… Read More
Depression is common in older adults. Late-life depression affects 6 million Americans aged 65 or older yet only 10% receive treatment. Even though older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression, it is not… Read More
How does an owner determine what a horse’s nutritional requirements are and just how much energy and protein they need to be feeding a particular horse? First, we need to assess the horse’s overall body condition and determine… Read More