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100 Years of Sustainability Education

For the past 4 ½ years, I’ve worked as an Urban Sustainability Agent with Pinellas County Extension. During this time, I implemented the Pinellas Energy Efficiency Project (PEEP) which focuses on educating residents about energy conservation behaviors and practices… Read More

100 Years of Connecting People with Nature

Whenever someone asks me “So what do you do?” in reference to my job, I usually end up saying, “I do environmental education for the public.” Sometimes this description works and sometimes it doesn’t, but in reality, my… Read More

Organic Vegetable Gardening for Everyone

Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Are you growing a spring vegetable garden- or thinking about taking the plunge?  Let’s take a look at the tools you need to help maintain a successful organic garden.  The intention… Read More

Florida Vegetable Garden FAQs

Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension The following is a collection of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about vegetable gardens in Florida. This list is from UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions. Happy gardening! I’d like to try a… Read More