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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… 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… 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… Read More

What do pineapples have in common with Spanish moss?

Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension and Bob Albanese, Pinellas County Extension Horticulture Program Assistant Bromeliads are a great drought tolerant addition to a shady landscape with some protection from frost or freeze.  The nearly… Read More