You may have heard recently that University of Florida researchers have been conducting extensive research on the hybridization of two invasive termite species: the Formosan Termite and the Asian Termite. While talk of a “super termite” sounds alarming, let’s explore both the possibility of this occurring in nature and the implications that would ensue.
The new year brings new goals and new projects. Many of us are taking on new ways to help the environment and make our carbon footprint just a little bit smaller. For some of us, that just means that we will be recycling more and producing less garbage.
We really do live in a great place to be a gardener in January. My garden is just exploding with lush color and growth. Our tea olive shrub has us enraptured with its magnificently fragrant flowers. Our lemon balm has nearly tripled in size in the last month or so.
Not everyone has the acreage of land that is needed for an elaborate vegetable garden. Nor, does everyone have the time for it. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t grow your own vegetables – even if you live in an apartment.
Do you want to package your product in a box or wrapper in an environmentally friendly manner that will give you a competitive edge? Do you want to help the planet by sustaining the honey bees?
Did you know that according to the most recent Environmental Protection Agency Statistics the average American spends a staggering 90% of their time indoors. One way to ensure a healthier indoor environment is to reside in a green home or a green building.
My husband and I live in the tropics. We love coffee, and coffee trees love growing in the tropics. Doesn’t that sound like a great garden idea brewing?
So you’re recycling your bottles, cans & paper, right? Hopefully, that’s a given. How about composting?
Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter was honored with the 2013 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Break out your watering cans and pruning shears because it’s January in the Florida Garden!