Caring for your lawn can be a lot of work, and a properly maintained lawn is not only beautiful but functional. It will filter runoff, reduce erosion, and can reduce heat and glare. A healthy lawn is functional and if you follow the best ... READ MORE
Composting is a great way to practice recycling in your yard. You can reduce the volume of waste that goes to the landfill as well as create a beneficial soil amendment for your landscape. Most people have all the elements they need to create ... READ MORE
Are you looking for information on growing vegetables in Florida? We have gathered all of the UF/IFAS fact sheets and websites for you.
Vegetables from A-Z (get information on specific vegetables)
Starting the Garden Using Seeds
Starting ... READ MORE
Bulbs can be grown in yards throughout Florida, but they are not the traditional tulips and daffodils you would find in northern climates. Plant your bulbs in sun to partial sun locations in spring, summer, or fall, depending on the type of ... READ MORE
The arrival of summer temperatures and summer rainfall bring to mind another of our summer arrivals: mosquitoes. These pesky insects are a reality to residents of Florida, and questions associated with disease spread and the best repellents ... READ MORE
Springtime color welcomes birds, butterflies, native bees and other pollinators!
Did you know that urban pollinator gardens offer not just beauty, but also places of refuge, protection and nourishment for our airborne wildlife? These blooms, ... READ MORE
What is a Pollinator Hotel?
A pollinator hotel is a habitat for bees and wasps that is created from a variety of materials.
Why Build a Pollinator Hotel?
If you would like to support native pollinators that are declining due to habitat loss, ... READ MORE
Make Beeswax Food Wrappers at Home
Make a Worm Farm at Home
Make a Pollinator House at Home
Install a Rain Barrel
Let's Make Some Black Gold! Composting Webinar
April 22nd at 3:00 pm. Click link ... READ MORE
What is a Worm Farm?
Worm farming, or vermicomposting, is a way to recycle food waste using worms. Worms are housed in an enclosed compost bin, or worm farm, and are fed food scraps. The worm farm is completely closed so that the worms ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension has science-based resources on a variety of topics for teachers, parents and kids. From insects to robotics, plants to manatees, we have curriculum, videos, and coloring sheets you can use! This page will be updated as more ... READ MORE