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A call to action: UF/IFAS scientists, compost industry, policy makers join to promote compost standards, practices in Florida

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January 25, 2024

Food waste is one of the main drivers in Florida’s dependence on landfills, which fuel greenhouse emissions and promote climate change. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), landfills contribute annually up to ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, EPA, Florida Compost Council, Florida Counties, Florida Municipalities, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Global Warming, Greenhouse Emissions, Greenhouse Gas, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Landfills, Liz Felter, Methane, Mica McMillan, News, Recycling, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center

Free monthly Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ webinar offers consumers tips on lawns, gardens, composting, much more

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January 23, 2024

Is your lawn showing signs of pests? Looking to give your landscape that tropical Florida native design? Looking for new ways to mulch your garden with some composting basics? The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Chris Marble, Compost, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida Sea Grant, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Living Shorelines, Lorna Bravo, Mica McMillan, Michael Orfanedes, Mulch, Norma Samuel, Rain Gardens, Rain Harvesting, Taylor Clem, Tree Care, UF/IFAS Broward Extension Office, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research & Education Center, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Vincent Encomio

Durante estas festividades, aproveche al máximo los residuos de alimentos. Los expertos de UF/IFAS ofrecen consejos sobre por qué y cómo hacer compost

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November 20, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.  Ya empiezan las compras para las festividades y a medida que la comida entra en escena ¿por qué no mantener el ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Abono, Alimentos, Basura, Compost, Compostador Casero, Compostaje, Desechos De Alimentos, Desechos Solidos, Espanol, Festividades, Flujo De Desechos, Lombrices De Tierra, Lorna Bravo, Materia Organica, Mica McMillan, Randall Penn, Reducir, Residuos, Reusar, Sobras De Alimentos, Spanish, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Agents, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, UF/IFAS FLREC, Vermicompost, Vertederos
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¿Qué tan segura es la calidad del agua que recogen los barriles de lluvia en el sur de Florida?

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October 19, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.  Mucho más que una tendencia, los barriles de lluvia son una solución ecológica a largo plazo para el riego sostenible ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agua, Agua De Lluvia, Bacterias, Barriles De Lluvia, Calidad Del Agua De Los Barriles De Lluvia, Coliformes, Conservacion Del Agua, E. Coli, Espanol, FLREC, Huertos, Jardines, Kimberly Moore, Lorna Bravo, Mica McMillan, Muestras De Agua, Niveles De PH, Seguridad Del Agua, Spanish, Techo, Tejado, Tipos De Techos, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS FLREC

Reporte sus mariposas atala aquí

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June 15, 2023

Creado por Ken Gioeli, agente especialista en recursos naturales y conservación del medio ambiente del departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS del condado de St. Lucie.  La mariposa atala de Florida (Eumaeus atala Poey) es una hermosa mariposa ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Atala, Coontie, Espanol, Eumaeus Atala, INaturalist, Ken Gioeli, Mariposa, Poblaciones, Reporte De Avistamientos, Spanish

Florida Friendly-Landscaping™ celebrates 30 years

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April 11, 2023

For 30 years, Florida’s premier landscaping program has helped improve the environment and keep yards beautiful. The nine principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ provide landscaping recommendations that use less water, attract wildlife ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS
Tags: "Flip My Florida Yard", Anniversary, Center For Land Use Efficiency, FFL, Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida-friendly Landscaping
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Growing herbs for the first time? UF/IFAS expert offers beginners tips to getting started

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April 10, 2023

This spring enjoy National Garden Month with homegrown herbs. Each April, this month-long observance brings together gardeners, gardening groups and those new to gardening to share tips and offer support for a bountiful season. If you ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Ask IFAS, Central Florida, Certified Seeds, Florida, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden Beginners, German Sandoya Miranda, Herbs, Home Garden, Home Gardening, North Florida, Novice Gardeners, Seed Varieties, South Florida, Spring, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Agents, UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions, UF/IFAS Solutions For Your Life, UF/IFAS Varieties
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Para ahorrar agua empiece por irrigar menos

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April 3, 2023

Al crecer se nos enseña a ahorrar agua cerrando el grifo mientras nos cepillamos los dientes y a tomar duchas cortas. Cada gota de agua ahorrada es importante, pero una reciente investigación indica que el uso del agua en nuestros jardines ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Agua, Ahorro, Césped, Espanol, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Grama, Guia De Plantas, H2OSAV, Irrigación, Jardin, Nick Taylor, Oficina De Extension De UF/IFAS, Patio, Programador De Riego, Recurso Hidrico, Riego, Sensor De Lluvia, Spanish, UF/IFAS

Este 5 de noviembre Art in the Garden ofrece venta de plantas nativas, actividades para niños, taller de arte y mucho más

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October 31, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE - Marque sus calendarios para Art in the Garden, un evento que se celebrará este 05 de noviembre y en donde los residentes del sur de Florida podrán disfrutar de una variedad de actividades gratuitas para toda la familia. El ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Actividades, Arte, Condado De Broward, Espanol, Jardin, Ninos, Spanish

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