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Moving Water from the Roots to the Top, How Is This Possible?


November 3, 2021

Water is the most limiting abiotic (non-living) factor to plant growth and productivity, therefore, plants have developed an effective system to absorb, translocate, store, and utilize water. For example, some large rainforest trees can use ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Forest, Landscape, Trees, Water

Edible Gardening August Updates for School Gardens


August 20, 2021

The new school year has begun for students attending Miami Dade County Public Schools. Teachers and students will soon have a chance to look at last year’s school gardens. What will they find? Most likely these school gardens are in disarray, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Edible Gardening, Florida Friendly Edibles, Plant For Pollinators Too!, Rainy Season, South Florida Edible Gardening, Water Saving Veggies

Tropical Fruit–Lychee


August 1, 2021

Tropical Fruit at a Glance--Lychee by Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vasquez and Jonathan H. Crane Common name: Lychee Botanical name: Litchi chinensis Family: Sapindaceae Good varieties: Mauritius, Brewster, Sweetheart, Emperor About ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

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