UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County is the local branch of a nationwide network of land grant universities providing non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. In our state, Extension's land grant link is the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences(IFAS).
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Here’s how the urban water cycle impacts your neighborhood
We have all seen or learned the water cycle at some point in our lives, whether we were paying attention or not. Perhaps you sang a song to remember all the terms or drew the cycle of water as a kid
Leaves: Bag ‘em or Leave ‘em?
By Rebekah Heppner, Master Gardener Volunteer I thought about leaves a lot last month. There wasn’t time to write up my thoughts then because, well, there were So
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This Hurricane Season, Be Prepared for Anything
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? Maybe you think you’re ready—you’ve got some bottled water and canned goods to last a few days
2022 Community Water Wise Awards: Is your yard a winner? Enter your landscape today to find out!
By: Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager. The Community Water Wise Awards Program is sponsored by Tampa Bay Water and was created to recognize individuals and businesses committed to conserving water resources and protecting the environment by implementing the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles
New Episode from Naturally Florida: Coyotes are here to stay!
You have probably seen headlines about coyote population explosions, or perhaps your NextDoor app has informed you about recent coyote sightings in your neighborhood. Coyotes still feel like a relatively new species here in Florida, but they made their way here in the 1970s and can now be found in every county in Florida
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™: Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month!
Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month! By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager. April and May are typically the driest months of the year in Central Florida
Stars of the Garden: Resident Butterflies of Pinellas County
Stars of the Garden: Resident Butterflies of Pinellas County is available in the lawn and garden section of the Pinellas County Extension Service website. This seventy-page online/PDF resource, compiled by Ellen Mahany, Master Gardener Volunteer, focuses on information about