Spending money to maintain things used to be something I thought was optional. It took me a while to learn that spending for maintenance was a great way to make sure I could save money in the future. Sure, I knew that it was important to have ... READ MORE
Learn about uses and assembly of rain barrels by watching the video below. Be sure to follow all landscaping ordinances in your community. This is brought to you by the UF/IFAS Extension offices in St. Lucie and Martin Counties
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What can you do to prevent mosquitoes from inhabiting your bromeliad plants? The information below is courtesy of Dr. Roxanne Connelly formerly with the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab and currently with CDC.
There are several options:
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I decided to create this presentation covering what you need to know about renting in Florida after hearing stories of rental relationships gone wrong. If someone is collecting money for offering their property for someone else's use, they ... READ MORE
I keep hearing about the ‘new normal’ due to this global pandemic. For me, whenever someone refers to ‘normal’ I usually counter with “define normal.” Life has taught me that everyone really has their own normal. The Oxford English ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
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People are talking about Affordable Housing in St. Lucie County and I am excited to be a part of the conversation! Let me tell you, the members of the St. Lucie County Council of Social Agencies (COSA) dedicated a full day to represent the voices ... READ MORE
PACE loans are being touted across the country and recently here in Florida as a great way to retrofit your home with energy and cost saving technology. You can get a low-interest, no-money-down loan using the equity in your home to install ... READ MORE
As a businessperson, you probably know that liability insurance is a must, but do you really need additional property insurance if your business is based in your own home?
Picture this - you are in business for yourself, building a lawn service ... READ MORE