It’s that time of year again! The days are longer and the temperature is hotter. If you’re looking to spruce up your lawn or grow fresh produce of your own, then this is the blog for you! When beginning your garden journey, it is important to identify your garden goals. Do you want to… Continue reading Central Florida’s Summer Guide to Edible Gardening
Central Florida’s Fall Guide to Edible Gardening By Ellen Rosado Interested in making your fall more edible through your own backyard or garden? Look no further! Below is a simple guide to growing your own fresh fruits and vegetables in September, October, and November in Central Florida. Save money on trips to the grocery store… Continue reading Central Florida’s Fall Guide to Edible Gardening
The meat industry produces immense amounts of gas emissions that negatively affect our atmosphere. Methane, nitrous oxide, and carbon dioxide are three major livestock emissions that affect our atmosphere (2). According to the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), “Meat and dairy specifically accounts for around 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions.” Reduction in meat… Continue reading 4 Easy Ways to Incorporate More Plant-Based Eating Practices
During National Pollinator Week last month, the UCF Arboretum hosted a bee condo building event to showcase just how easy it is to help pollinators thrive in your own garden by providing a home for them. It was a typical hot and sunny summer day here in Central Florida, but that didn’t stop numerous students,… Continue reading The Buzz about Bee Condos!