People don’t often think of Florida when they think of winter, but a lot that happens in the natural world. There are birds migrating, leaves falling, animals finding mates, and much more! In this episode, we explore the exciting world ... READ MORE
What do you see in the photo on the left?
A container of useless dead plants
A bouquet of pollinator plants in their “winter” form
A container showing plants that are a source of nesting and shelter for our over-wintering native ... READ MORE
Most gardeners everywhere enjoy the rewarding experience of being “grounded”, so to speak, by planting and maintaining beautiful garden spaces. And what better way to become grounded in our local environment than by including Florida’s ... READ MORE
The gopher tortoise is not only a keystone species, but also an endemic species, making it special and important to the overall function of the ecosystems where it is found.
In this episode, we will explore the life of the gopher tortoise ... READ MORE
Florida is one of the most regulated states regarding pesticide applications. Pesticide applicators licensed in Florida that apply Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP) must know their obligation under Florida Law. Restricted Use Pesticides are ... READ MORE
Florida es uno de los estados más regulados con respecto a las aplicaciones de plaguicidas. Los aplicadores de plaguicidas con licencia en Florida que aplican Plaguicidas de Uso Restringido (RUP) deben conocer su obligación bajo la Ley de ... READ MORE
Mummies, Ghosts, and Goblins – oh my! This spooky season, we’re chatting about bats in Florida!
Thirteen species of Florida bats live here year-round and several more migrate in from the North or South at certain times of year. These ... READ MORE
With the myriad of problems resulting from a hurricane, your irrigation system is probably not on the forefront of your mind. Once you have taken care of the more pressing issues, you still need to check on your system. With falling limbs, ... READ MORE
Native Florida wildlife has adaptations and instincts that help them, literally, “weather the storm” during and after a hurricane. However, what is instinctual and normal for them may be unusual and concerning for us.
Post-hurricane wildlife ... READ MORE
The state of Florida is famous for its sunshine, beaches, and summertime fun. However, as Floridians, we know that summer also means thunderstorms, and thunder doesn’t happen without lightning. In this episode, we will explore the basic ... READ MORE