Another year brings another hurricane season! Remember, hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 31st, six long months.
What is the difference between this season and the last one?
Good news! Colorado State University ... READ MORE
The Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series is back for 2023!
Join UF/IFAS Extension for the Virtual Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series. The Water Ambassador Program is an educational partnership between Martin County ... READ MORE
Or why average rainfall records do not fully relay the ups and downs of rainy season (nor dry season).
As I sit writing this blog we are soaked in rain from a brush with Ian. This rainfall event and the past 10 days of rainy weather have ... READ MORE
Have you ever wondered where the saying, “busy like a bee” comes from? Well, it comes from the worker honey bee - known to be the most active bee of their species, Apis millifera, as they are faced with many different tasks and duties throughout ... READ MORE
Got the gardening bug?
Craving a walk in the park?
Even in the extreme heat of summer some of us just need to get outdoors every day. Nature and nurture calls to us.
Gardening and visiting the Fruit & Spice Park over the 3-day weekend ... READ MORE
Another year another hurricane season! The season is June 1 to November 31, six long months.
Are you ready for the season? When a hurricane or tropical storm hits, it could cause a lot of stress to you, your family and community. Are you ... READ MORE
Honey bees, one of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, are incredibly important for food production. However, their swarming behavior can often be misunderstood and cause concern among homeowners and the general public. It's essential ... READ MORE
Recently, we received some calls about Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella simplex, damage. Do you remember how the damage looked? I still remember in 2007 during my early career as an Extension Agent when many pest control operators were calling the ... READ MORE
It can be confusing to hear about Florida Arbor Day in January or even National Arbor Day in April. These dates do not always mean it is the best time to plant a tree in South Florida. They do mark the importance of planting trees which are ... READ MORE
Tuesday morning, January 4, 2022. The sun rose, warming up the cool air. Sand crunched beneath my sneakers for my regular morning walk along Hobie Island Beach Park, the narrow beach that’s just north of the big Rickenbacker Bridge along Biscayne ... READ MORE