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Category: Work & Life

What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?

Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, people don’t often think about the damage caused to their private drinking… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County… Read More

Irrigation in the Home Landscape

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There are many reasons to properly irrigate the home landscape. Not only do we not want to waste this precious natural resource, but we want to be sure we apply the proper amount of water to keep our… Read More

Master Gardeners Reach Out to the Community

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Master Gardeners often act as ambassadors for the UF/IFAS Extension. In this blog article, Master Gardener Cora Broskowitz highlights her involvement in Curriculum night at Sanford Middle School, where she and Master Gardener Bonnie Harrison reached many members… Read More

Seminole County Beekeepers Association

Blog by Eileen Barnes and Hannah Wooten Beekeepers Associations The Seminole County Beekeepers Association, SCBA, was founded by Dennis Langlois in March 2017.  The already established Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association, OBBA, helped to guide the Dennis with assistance from Eileen… Read More

Brilliance in Beekeeping

The first Wednesday of every month, the Seminole County Beekeepers Association meets at the UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium. The group shares lessons, stories, techniques, successes, struggles, and immense passion for keeping bees.  Dennis Langlois, the Association founder… Read More

Seminole County Master Gardeners Introduce Hydroponics to Elementary School Students

Blog by Rudy White, volunteer Master Gardener Hydroponics for Youth Beginning in 2017, continuing into 2018, Seminole County Master Gardeners introduced a new hydroponics workshop into several Seminole County elementary schools. The workshop for grades 1-4 is a… Read More