The Smith/Lever Act of 1914 established the Cooperative Extension Service (Orange County - February 23, 1914). Since then, numerous Extension professionals have dedicated their lives to help identify county needs and develop results oriented programs to help solve those needs.
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New Vegetable Gardener — Herbs are a Cool Season Crop in Central Florida
As you have already learned, the environment is unique in Florida and the seasons for growing vegetables is different from what you may be used to or what you have learned from social media sites that are not in the Central Florida area. Herbs too, need to be grown in seasons you may not be used to
Leading with Gratitude (Part 2)
To recap last week’s blog: As leaders we need to stop and look back at how we got to where we are quite often. We need to shake off the discomfort and say “thank you” to the folks that helped along the way, whether they shared a talent, gave their time, or walked us through a process
What's Going on in Florida
Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners
Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know.
A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters
Plants Improve Indoor Air Quality
Whether you are returning to an office building or establishing a home office, you may wonder about the quality of the air inside your space. Plants are nature’s air filter
Back to School Tips
Already the store isles are loaded with back-to-school supplies, backpacks, and lunch boxes. As summer nears an end, parents are starting to stock up on back-to-school items in hopes of avoiding the mad rush
Leading with Gratitude (Part 1)
When I was younger, my grandmother taught me the importance of saying "thank you." She always waited for me to say “thank you,” driving the importance home
What’s in bloom? …South American Yellow Poinciana
Not that poinciana… and not that one either… Throughout late Spring to mid-summer certain streets of the I-4 corridor are inhabited by hulking yellow figures that peer over buildings and walls throughout the urbanized landscape. Despite their enormity and vibrant nature, few know their name, origin, or really all that much at all about them