In 2007, the Florida Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) dedicated a cookbook in memory of a four-decade state FCS specialist and extension agent, Professor Mary Harrison. Professor Harrison was a tireless advocate… Read More
Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something that may… Read More
What is a rain sensor? How does it work? Last Water Wednesday, the Residential Horticulture Agent in Osceola County, Eva Pabon gave us an overview of rain sensors.
The state of Florida has a total of 1,350 miles of coastline! Good for those who like to consume fish as part of their healthy diet. Why is fish so healthy? Fish is a high… Read More
June 16 is World Sea Turtle Day. Most readers are probably aware that sea turtles nest on our local beaches during the summer months (May through October). Three species commonly nest on Florida beaches. Over… Read More
The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) published an article on hurricane myths since many coastal and hurricane prone area residents base their information on erroneous facts. For starters, 84% of Americans base their evacuation… Read More
Since the probability of Florida being hit with a hurricane in any year is high, it is best to have an evacuation plan for your home. Have a prepared plan and have it set for… Read More
What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain… Read More
According to Jeff Alexander, Deputy Director of St. Johns County Emergency Operations Center, the official hurricane predictions from the University of Colorado states that there will be 16 named storms, 8 hurricanes and 4 major… Read More
Did you know around 11% of the household water is used to flush toilets in Florida? Last Water Wednesday was all about the toilets.