UF/IFAS
Extension St. Johns County

Water Wednesday Recap – How to Build Your Own Rain Barrel


August 4, 2020

A great way to save water, and money on your water bills, is to build your own rain barrel to capture rainwater. Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, and Krista Stump, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Water
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Rain Barrel, Tina McIntyre, Water Conservation, Water Protection, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

Water Wednesday Recap – Florida Automated Weather Network


July 20, 2020

Have you heard of FAWN? What is FAWN? FAWN is Florida Automated Weather Network. It is a University of Florida-operated service aiding agricultural decision-makers statewide since 1997. Last Water Wednesday, we invited the Project Manager of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: FAWN, Florida Automated Weather Station, Irrigation, Rainfall, Water Conservation, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

Water Wednesday Recap – Irrigation and Calibration


July 14, 2020

Why do we have irrigation systems in Florida? What are irrigation system requirements and why does what we do in our own yards impact Florida’s water? Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre and Brooke Moffis, the Horticulture Agents in Seminole ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, , Water
Tags: Brooke Moffis, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Irrigation Calibration, Irrigation System, Less Water, Tina McIntyre, Water, Water Conservation, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang
Sargassum seaweed washed up on a beach

Sargassum


July 14, 2020

Some Caribbean countries and some parts of Florida are having problems with Sargassum seaweed. Sargassum is that golden/brown seaweed that washes up onto northeast Florida beaches when we have prolonged periods of winds out of the east, or when ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Sargassum

Simply Florida!


June 29, 2020

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 for ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition,
Tags: Breakfast

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