Once you’ve identified what plants you have in your yard it’s time for the fun part. Shopping! Well, not just yet. First, assess the living conditions where your new plants will be dwelling. Is it sunny or shady? Is your soil acidic ... READ MORE
In Part 1 of the Planting for Pollinators post, we discussed the importance and decline of pollinators.
Now, step out into your yard for a bit. If the only plants you can identify are “green ones,” no worries. The Marion County Extension ... READ MORE
If I were to ask you to list some pollinators that visit your gardens, butterflies and honey bees may come to your mind. But take a closer look! Do you see a shiny little green sweat bee flying from flower to flower? Or possibly a hummingbird, ... READ MORE
Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
Children find gardening almost magical... and you can too, through their eyes. Remember the first time you planted a seed and watched it stretch fresh green stems and leaves to the light? ... READ MORE