Recap of September 2023 First Friday with Florida First Detector
For our September First Fridays with Florida First Detector, we revisited some basics about invasive species and their impacts on Florida. An invasive species is a non-native ... READ MORE
Recap of December First Friday with Florida First Detector
On December 2nd, we covered the basics of invasive snails and slugs. Snails and slugs are a type of mollusk called a gastropod. Slugs are different than snails in that they typically ... READ MORE
Although rainwater harvesting has been practiced for thousands of years, recent concerns over water supplies and the environment have prompted a renewed interest in this method of water sourcing. A rainwater harvesting system is the collection ... READ MORE
Florida Friendly landscaping is in Florida law and allows you to integrate the nine principles into your yard. Those nine principles include
Right plant right place
Recycle ... READ MORE
Blog by Morgan Pinkerton and Tina McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County
How can invasive weeds spread?
Plants can't just get up and walk like we can, so how do they move to new locations?
First, we should talk about plant reproduction ... READ MORE
As our state continues to grow, wildlife is experiencing habitat loss due to development. In Florida, urban areas are a dominant feature in the landscape, and many of these urban areas are situated near natural wildlife preserves. What people ... READ MORE
While we are honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military this Memorial Day weekend, don't forget that May is also the American Wetlands Month.
What is American Wetlands Month?
American Wetlands Month was founded ... READ MORE
Article by Kaydie McCormick, Residential Horticulture Agent & Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator and amazing arthropods identifier at the UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County.
Amazing Arthropods of Florida
During July I had a chance ... READ MORE
This week in the Plant Clinic, Master Gardener Dianne Anstine answers a question about Bufo Toads. You can read more articles by Dianne [here].
Are Deadly Bufo Toads Found in Seminole County?
It's that time of the year, the rains start ... READ MORE
This week at the Plant Clinic we had a question about identification of a native bee. Rosalie, a Master Gardener, wrote up an article about some of the native bees found in Florida as a response.
Pollinators are essential to our world. Bees, ... READ MORE