In the vibrant tapestry of Florida's flora, two plants stand out - the invasive Mexican Petunia and the native Tropical Sage (Salvia coccinea). While one has found its way into gardens and landscapes, the other has deep roots in Florida's native ... READ MORE
Living in Florida offers a unique opportunity to immerse ourselves in the diverse and rich natural landscape. As we appreciate the beauty of our surroundings, it's essential to be aware of the impact certain plant species can have on our environment. ... READ MORE
During the pandemic, 4-H youth development professionals have had to think out-of-the-box to present educational programs to the youth of Florida. Hence, Florida 4-H Adventures (http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/4-h-adventures/) – an ... READ MORE
Bulimulus sporadicus (d’Orbigny, 1835)
It wasn’t long ago when riding the rails was a glamorous form of transportation. In the recent outbreak of COVID-19, many of us ponder the opportunity to hop on a train to see some of our distant surroundings. ... READ MORE
The emerald ash borer is a very colorful bug. As Floridians we should be aware of the likely arrival of the Emerald Ash Borer to our State. This is a wood borer that has caused the largest tree-death event on the American continent in ... READ MORE
Did you know?
Many nurseries sell plants that are invasive or potentially invasive to Florida! In fact, it is perfectly legal to sell many invasive plants - there are only a handful of species that are actually prohibited for sale. That leaves ... READ MORE