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

Bahder, Luz
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

El Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS en St. Lucie: una comunidad en crecimiento

Bahder, Luz
October 10, 2022

¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas? No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Actividades, Departamento De Extension, Espanol, Fall Festival, Festival, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Programa De Voluntarios, Programas, Spanish, Talleres

El director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida de UF/IFAS, se encuentra a la vanguardia en la investigación sobre mosquitos

Bahder, Luz
October 9, 2022

Para Jorge Rey, la ciencia ha sido una pasión de toda su vida. Rey es el director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida (FMEL, por su sigla en inglés) de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Espanol, Herencia Hispana, Jorge Rey, Mosquitos, Spanish
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El Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS-Collier ofrece clases en español sobre el uso de pesticidas comerciales para obtener las licencias de aplicación de fertilizantes de FDACS

Bahder, Luz
September 19, 2022

El uso de pesticidas y fertilizantes puede ser perjudicial para los humanos, la vida silvestre y el medio ambiente. Debido a esta razón, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (FDACS) solicita que los aplicadores comerciales ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Césped, Espanol, Extension Social, Licencias, Pesticidas

Mayoría de árboles sobreviven vientos de huracanes de categoría 1, pero los expertos instan a la precaución

Bahder, Luz
September 14, 2022

A medida que se acerca la parte media de la temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico, un estudio de University of Florida muestra que la mayoría de los árboles soportan vientos típicos de una tormenta tropical de hasta 95 mph, durante huracanes ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: árboles, Evaluaciones De Riesgo, FEMA, Horticultura, Huracan, Huracán Irma, Huracan Mattew, Huracanes, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparation, Tormenta Tropical, UF/IFAS, Viento
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Study shows fertilizer ordinances improve water quality, but timing matters


September 6, 2022

Local fertilizer ordinances do help improve water quality in lakes, but the timing of fertilizer restrictions influences their effectiveness. Researchers found that winter fertilizer bans were associated with the biggest improvements ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Lakewatch, News, Sam Smidt, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences

Find Your Frugal: How adopting Florida-Friendly Landscaping practices saves money


August 25, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps. In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Esen Momol, Find Your Frugal, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Saving Money

‘Flip My Florida Yard’ season 2 airing now

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June 27, 2022

Earlier this year, 10 homeowners across 10 Florida counties were chosen to have either their front yard or their back yard “flipped” into a Florida-Friendly paradise. Now, the hard work of the landscape teams, planners and designers comes ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn
Tags: "Flip My Florida Yard", Chad Crawford, Esen Momol, Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Landscaping, Natural Resources, Tina McIntyre, Tom Wichman, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County
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Water Conservation Month approaching: UF/IFAS expert explains why saving water matters

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April 1, 2022

FLORIDA – April is Water Conservation Month. A typically dry month in Florida, April is also when consumer water-use is highest in the state.   Science tells us that residents often use more water than needed in home landscapes, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Lorna Bravo, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF/IFAS Extension, Urban Horticulture, Water Conservation

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