Spring is honey bee swarm season. When flowers start blooming, bees start making honey and bee colonies increase in size, causing them to outgrow their nest. The queen and about half of the worker bees then leave the parent colony to find ... READ MORE
Last week I couldn't believe what I saw in my back yard. When I looked out the window, there was a large alligator eating the few oranges that were on my tiny sickly tree. After its dinner, it left. I suppose it came up here from the lake. ... READ MORE
As our state continues to grow, wildlife is experiencing habitat loss due to development. In Florida, urban areas are a dominant feature in the landscape, and many of these urban areas are situated near natural wildlife preserves. What people ... READ MORE
While we are honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military this Memorial Day weekend, don't forget that May is also the American Wetlands Month.
What is American Wetlands Month?
American Wetlands Month was founded ... READ MORE
Are you interested in attracting more birds to your backyard? Read on to learn ways to create a backyard habitat that birds will love!
All animals need an environment that meets their needs for survival. Take us humans, for instance. Even ... READ MORE
National Pollinator Week is June 17-23 this year, so I’m highlighting one of my favorite pollinators: hummingbirds. They are easy to attract, all you need is the right nectar plants. Hummingbirds have regular feeding routes, and will come ... READ MORE
The Osceola County Master Gardeners have been working really hard to bring our First Spring Festival and Plant Sale to the community. This year we have vendors selling plant, honey, garden products and more.
Come and visit us Saturday, ... READ MORE
Celebrate National Pollinator Week- June 17-23, 2019 and plant a paradise for pollinators in your yard!
Florida crops like watermelon, cucumber, blueberry, and strawberry depend on pollinating insects for abundant, high quality fruit. Many ... READ MORE
You may have seen the recent reports about the National Parks. With the partial government shutdown, many National Park Service employees are on furlough and unable to maintain the parks. Images of overflowing trash and damaged campsites serve ... READ MORE
Anyone who is a rancher or knows a rancher would agree that they are hardworking devoted folks that care about their family, land, livestock, and honor and respect their word. They are at work before the sun comes up and after the sun goes down ... READ MORE