Migratory Birds in Florida
Saturday, May 14, 2022, is the World Migratory Bird Day. Created by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in 1993, it is a day to celebrate and learn about migratory birds. For more information you can visit ... READ MORE
You can add some plants to make it look natural and attract wildlife
Having a lawn around the pond is not the best answer for attracting wildlife. According to the Florida Friendly principles, a lawn should not be any closer than 10 feet ... READ MORE
Can we help the birds and wildlife at the lakefront parks by bringing them a loaf of bread when we visit?
While intentions are good, we should eat the bread ourselves instead. It can actually lead to malnutrition in wild birds, since it does ... READ MORE
The Osceola County Fair is almost here! The Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show and Osceola County Fair is held February 11-20th. The Osceola County Fair is a great place to come out and support Osceola County 4-H and FFA members who work hard all ... READ MORE
Even in a relatively warm winter, we just can't forget about or ignore plant hardiness here in Central Florida. While tropical plants are generally vigorous and heat tolerant, they can easily be lost during the winter. It doesn't help that ... READ MORE
Have you ever wondered what to do with all of the potted holiday gift plants after the holidays are over? While some of these are difficult to grow here, others can make beautiful additions to the garden or home for years to come.
First, ... READ MORE
Has anyone ever wondered what the most beautiful flower on earth might be? While the answer to that question is certainly a matter of opinion, the camellia would surely be a top contestant.
The good news is that we can grow camellias here ... READ MORE
How do you take care of poinsettias? Can they really grow outside?
What would Christmas be like without poinsettias? A native of Mexico, this beautiful plant was introduced to the U.S. in 1824. The large colorful bracts are actually not ... READ MORE
What is biosecurity? Biosecurity are management practices that are used to prevent the introduction and spread of disease on your operation. Developing a biosecurity plan is an essential part of maintaining healthy livestock as well as profitability ... READ MORE
Is the grass greener on the other side of the fence? If you are interested in improving your pastures to be greener on your side of the fence, pasture management is the recommended practice for you.
Pasture management is recommended ... READ MORE