Tag Archive: Life

The Search for the Bigger than Life Peanut Variety Continues

Giant Sequoia trees in Sequoia National Park. Credit: Barry Tillman After attending the annual meeting of the National Association of Plant Breeders in Davis, California last summer, I took a couple of days to drive down to Sequoia National Park to see the Giant Sequoia trees.  As I walked through the forest, these trees were …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2018/01/19/the-search-for-the-bigger-than-life-peanut-variety-continues/

Improve Your Life with Panhandle E-Extension Newsletters and UF/IFAS EDIS Resources

If you are a regular reader of Gardening in the Panhandle, you know that this e-newsletter covers many topics related to ornamental and vegetable gardening, Florida-friendly landscaping, pest management, and lawn and garden fertility. But did you also know that UF/IFAS Extension in the Florida Panhandle has four other E-newsletters covering topics such as Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/11/27/improve-your-life-with-panhandle-e-extension-newsletters-and-ufifas-edis-resources/

De-Clutter Your Financial Life

Photo credit: pixabay.com In spring cleaning mode? If so, now is the perfect time to de-clutter your financial life. Organizing important papers as well as purging unnecessary ones will reduce paper clutter and stress and help you to locate what you need when you need it. Let’s get started! Store home files as follows: Current …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/15/de-clutter-your-financial-life/

The Secret Life of Plants

As winter approaches, short days and cool temperatures cause many plants to slow down and enter a suspended growth phase known as dormancy. Dormancy in plants is similar to the way bears hibernate during the winter. You may be asking yourself what is dormancy? And how can I get in on that? Well, to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/11/the-secret-life-of-plants/

Bring Life to Your Garden with Butterflies!

Attracting Butterflies into Your Landscape Have you been itching to add some life and color into your landscape? Why not plant a butterfly garden?! Butterfly gardens are a great way to add movement and life to an otherwise stagnant landscape. Most butterfly gardens are not only an attractant for our Florida butterflies, but are also …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/04/bring-life-to-your-garden-with-butterflies/

Life Happens: Emergency Funds Allow You to Adapt

Are you “liquid asset poor?”  If a household experiences an unexpected financial strain, such as a job loss, illness, or other large expense, and does not have enough liquid assets to cover basic expenses for three months, they are considered liquid asset poor.  Liquid assets consist of money held in checking or savings accounts.  According to recent …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/28/life-happens-emergency-funds-allow-you-to-adapt/

Evaluate Your Need for Life Insurance

Evaluate your life insurance needs if you have children. Life insurance is protection against the loss of income that would result if the insured passed away. According to Life Insurance and Market Research Association International (LIMRA), approximately 35 million households are uninsured and 50 million American have inadequate life insurance. September is national life insurance …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/30/evaluate-your-need-for-life-insurance/

Proper Watering Means Difference Between Life, Death For New Plants During Summer

Proper watering can make the difference between life and death to newly planted lawns, trees, shrubs, bedding plants, vegetable transplants and ground covers during the summer. Because their roots have not had time to grow out into the surrounding soil, these plants do not yet have well-established root systems. With their root systems still limited …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/04/proper-watering-means-difference-between-life-death-for-new-plants-during-summer/