Sweet Potato Harvest at Hilltop Landings Community Garden
After 5 months in the ground, the sweet potatoes at Hilltop Landings Community Garden were finally big enough and ready to harvest. This past week the UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County ... READ MORE
What’s behind that big brown snout?
Hogfish, often called ‘hog snapper,’ are actually members of the wrasse family. They are harvested in the US from North Carolina to the Florida Keys. Spearing is the most common way to land a ... READ MORE
Whether your home was flooded or your home had a leaky roof, mold can grow from water damage in your house. By not attending to it quickly, it can spread, and will not only make cleanup more daunting, but can continue to negatively impact your ... READ MORE
While community gardens are becoming increasingly popular and sprouting up in various locations, for those who have never heard of the concept, they are often left confused by what community garden sites are, their function, and what they can ... READ MORE
When most people think of 4-H, they think of our traditional clubs, but did you know 4-H programming is available in the classroom through our school enrichment programs? These programs bring the knowledge of our faculty and volunteers directly ... READ MORE
As I start planning for the fall planting season, not only am I starting transplants of cool season vegetables and getting ready to plant, I also am getting prepared for the pests that will attack my crops. I am anticipating during the beginning ... READ MORE
Hurricane Irma is currently the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic!
The current computer models are trending to an east coast event, but it is still too early to know for sure that exact track. I personally remember back to hurricane ... READ MORE
Out of the four emergency phases, mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery, the recovery phase can take the longest. If you left your home during the hurricane, it is understandable to feel eager to return home, but it might be best ... READ MORE
It is important to be prepared to help ensure your family’s safety while reducing levels of distress. Being prepared—and calm—is crucial in times of emergencies. Below are some guidelines to help you make sure you are on track to preparing ... READ MORE
Many people are starting seeds for their fall garden, and a common question we hear is, “Can I used ‘expired’ seeds?” The answer is yes! Many seeds are viable years past the expiration date on their package. What changes over time is ... READ MORE