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I’d be willing to bet if I asked a room full of people to raise ... READ MORE
Rodenticides are a specific type of pesticide used to control rats and mice, also known as rat poisons, but they can have impacts throughout the food chain if not used correctly. In this episode, we will explore the science behind rodenticides, ... READ MORE
By Rebekah Heppner, Pinellas County Master Gardener Volunteer
I was very excited when my starry rosinweed (Silphium integrifolium) came back after looking dead all winter. Then it bloomed. Or at least it tried to. Where the flower should ... READ MORE
Cane toads are well known for posing a threat to our pets. They are one of many invasive animal species we have here in Florida. In this episode you will learn all about this invasive toad species, how it became established in Florida, impacts ... READ MORE
By Rebekah Heppner, Master Gardener Volunteer
I thought about leaves a lot last month. There wasn’t time to write up my thoughts then because, well, there were So. Many. Leaves. I don’t have any big trees on my property, but my neighbors ... READ MORE
By: Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager.
The Community Water Wise Awards Program is sponsored by Tampa Bay Water and was created to recognize individuals and businesses committed to conserving water ... READ MORE
Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month!
By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager.
April and May are typically the driest months of the year in Central Florida. Making this the perfect time to ... READ MORE
Stars of the Garden: Resident Butterflies of Pinellas County is available in the lawn and garden section of the Pinellas County Extension Service website. This seventy-page online/PDF resource, compiled by Ellen Mahany, Master Gardener Volunteer, ... READ MORE
Written By: Rebekah Heppner, Master Gardener Volunteer Trainee
It’s Christmas Day. Sunny and mild. I am on my screen porch talking to my sister on the phone when it happens. Out of the corner of my eye, I spot Evil Cat as he takes off in ... READ MORE