Extension provides non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. We are an off-campus branch of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and serve as a bridge between the research labs of the university and the local community.
36702 State Road 52
Dade City, FL 33525-5198
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Searching for (and finding!) fireflies… right here in Pasco County!
^ Watch the video above to see real live fireflies blinking just a few nights ago in Pasco County - (filmed 7/18/21). Yes - we do have fireflies here in Florida! (Trivia fact - At least 56 species of fireflies have been documented in FL!) Sadly, many people have never seen one
What are those little black discs?
Q: What are those little black discs? You're suddenly finding mysterious black discs stuck to your favorite plants? (.
What's Going on in Florida
Dade City Watson Park Community Gardens are Open for Planting!
January 26, 2018 was a great day for the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office. County Extension Director/Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr
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
The “FFL Law” – It’s complicated…
Q: Is there really a Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ law that allows homeowners to remove their turfgrass and install Florida-Friendly Landscaping without HOA permission? A: Not exactly.
Check your Credit Reports
Most people are familiar with their credit score, but are you familiar with your credit report? If not, you should be. This is a summary of open and closed accounts over the years, both positive and negative, that creditors and lenders use to determine if they will loan money to you, or what interest rate
Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards 2021 – ENTER TODAY!
Could you have the next winner? The annual Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program is on the lookout for landscapes that showcase the best in "water-wise" design and maintenance. This annual contest is open
What happened to FloridaYards.org?
If you're reading this, you may have noticed a disturbance in the Florida-Friendly force.