Get The Dirt:Tips To Protect Landscape Plants From The Cold

Interested in new ideas for your landscape? Need a mini get-away? Now is a great time to visit the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden,...

Busciglio Smiles Awards High School Students With Academic Scholarships

  By Sonia Lavina For the fifth year, Busciglio Smiles presented two high school students with a $500 Busciglio Smiles Academic Scholarship award at its Brandon...

12th Annual Back To School Festival Seeks To Raise Supplies For...

 By Marie Gilmore This year’s 12th Annual Back to School Festival, sponsored by the Valrico/FishHawk Chamber of Commerce, will benefit thousands of local children with...

Get The Dirt With Florida Yard Expert: July 2016

By Lynn Barber, Hillsborough County Extension Ornamental grasses are a great addition to any landscape. They add texture, color, form and interest. These grasses need...

Foundation Christian Academy, High School Begins $4.5 Million Expansion

By Bonnie Mentel Foundation Christian Academy has big plans to expand its campus in the coming years. The school, which is affiliated with the Church...

Get The Dirt With Florida Yard Expert

Lynn Barber, Hillsborough County Extension As you probably know by now, twice a year, we sponsor a Recycled Yard Art Contest, one at the Hillsborough...

Inspirational Teacher Builds Robotics Club, Leads Students To Early Success

  By Paula MacDonald There is an energy in room 633 at Lennard High School in Ruskin, but it’s not coming from the tiny motors that...

Chalklines: Students Recognized For Perfect Attendance And Top Performance Scores

Photos and story by Tamas Mondovics Five Students Recognized For Perfect Attendance Grades K-12 Hillsborough County school officials were pleased to recognize five seniors during a...

YMCA Teens Attend 60th Annual Florida State Assembly In Tallahassee

By Tamas Mondovics In an effort to showcase local youth being involved in civic engagement, the Tampa Metropolitan YMCA sent nearly 100 local high school...

Lithia Springs Elementary Students ‘Stand Up’ for Healthy Living

By Tamas Mondovics A group of Lithia Springs Elementary School fifth grade math students said no to a traditional classroom setting after participating in a...