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Explore the tiny world of nature, with the Explore Your World backpack magnifying glass

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Here’s a fun option to get the family outdoors. The Explore Your World backpack kit is one of three backpacks designed by UF/IFAS… Read More

Let’s go on a TreeQuest!

Each year, on the third Friday in January, Sarasota County’s UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability Dept. celebrates Florida’s State Arbor Day. Since 2018, the County’s urban forestry Extension program Treejuvenation Florida, has marked the occasion with… Read More

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Taking diagnostic photos

fresh garden vegetables

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the Sunshine… Read More

Sara-Bay Financial goes Green (Business)

Green Business Partnership logo, with UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County Government logos

We’re proud to announce our latest Green Business partner: Sara-Bay Financial. About Sara-Bay Financial A Sarasota registered investment advisor, founded in 1993, Sara-Bay Financial offers both growth and dividend income options, ranging from individual stocks… Read More

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Getting started

fresh garden vegetables

By Mindy Hanak, Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the… Read More

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Sweet potatoes

fresh garden vegetables

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the Sunshine… Read More