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Farm-Your-Backyard Workshop at PBC Cooperative Extension

Farm-Your-Backyard Workshop at PBC Cooperative Extension

Learn the secrets of small-acreage vegetable cultivation in South Florida with Arthur Kirstein, Palm Beach County’s coordinator of Agricultural Economic Development. The focus of this workshop is on applying established agricultural techniques for successful small vegetable garden projects. Tips and techniques on site preparation, seedling establishment, plantings, crop maintenance, and harvesting will be covered. A […]

College Grad Moving Back Home? 5 Tips to Make it Work

College Grad Moving Back Home? 5 Tips to Make it Work

Today, college graduates are facing several factors that make coming back to the nest an ideal option; including unprecedented student loan debt, job unavailability and sky-high rents. And for the first time in modern history, living with parents is the most common living arrangement for 18-34-year-olds. Before you freak out when your college graduate decides […]

May 14-20 is Water Reuse Week in Florida

May 14-20 is Water Reuse Week in Florida

Over the last 20 years, taking treated water from homes and businesses and reusing it, often on lawns and landscapes, has increased more than 130 percent in Florida. Next week, May 14-20, agencies across the state will recognize the benefits of water reuse in extending drinking water supplies and decreasing nutrient discharges to lakes, rivers […]

#LEGOSaturday – LEGOLAND Florida Resort Honors U.S. Police Officers, Firefighters and EMS Personnel with Free Admission Through May

#LEGOSaturday – LEGOLAND Florida Resort Honors U.S. Police Officers, Firefighters and EMS Personnel with Free Admission Through May

Throughout the month of May, real-life heroes dedicated to keeping our cities safe will receive FREE, single-day theme park admission at LEGOLAND®Florida Resort. In addition, eligible personnel can purchase tickets for up to four guests at a 50 percent discount. This promotion is open to active and retired law enforcement, fire-and-rescue and EMT/EMS personnel working […]

Sushi + Stroll is Back at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Sushi + Stroll is Back at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Summer nights in South Florida are something special, especially when they are augmented with a cultural backdrop that can’t be beat! Morikami’s popular Sushi & Stroll series is back and better than ever, with a new picnicking area featuring local food trucks and popular Japanese snacks! Offering guests a tranquil, twilight stroll through the 16-acre gardens with memorable sunset views, […]

New Pet Tips in Honor of National Pet Month

New Pet Tips in Honor of National Pet Month

Whether it runs, tweets or hops, there’s a lot you can do to prepare your home and family for the new addition!   Adding a pet to your family is a big decision. Cats and dogs can live for many years, to say nothing of a parrot, which can outlive you! It’s not a decision […]