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
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
Older homes have their charm, and they can often be purchased for less than a newer one. However, maintaining them can be expensive, particularly when it comes to upgrading to today’s standards. A new toilet is one investment that will ... READ MORE
A rain barrel is an easy way to save water from a rainfall event to water your garden later. You may choose to buy one ready made, or you can make it yourself.
Finding a Barrel
The first step of making a rain barrel is finding the barrel. ... READ MORE
Our water resources are stretched today providing us with water for our homes, our crops, factories, businesses, and nature. Unfortunately, today's problem will only continue as the population of Central Florida grows. As we look for other water ... READ MORE