Are you ready for tropical fruit trafficking season? Mango season is late this year, but it is beginning with the varieties that ripen first. The bounty of the mango tree means that the fruit is abundant during a Miami summer, and those who don’t have their own mango trees should be making friends with neighbors. […]
The Better Living Home & Garden Expo Miami will be held at the James L. Knight Convention Center in downtown Miami from July 8-10. It is currently selling early bird admission tickets for $5 for seniors 60 and older, $7 for general admission, and kids 14 and under are free. The expo provides an opportunity […]
June 4, 1-4pm: Free Educational Activity: Help us build a “Backpack.” Feeding South Florida provides select agencies with packs of food for the weekend, seeking to fill the void of the necessary nutrients children need. Come and help us build “backpack breakfasts” for the children in our community. All participants will enter for a chance to win […]
If you’re a newcomer to South Florida, or perhaps you’ve lived her for a while but are ready to try gardening for the first time, you have a few things to learn. Gardening in South Florida is not like gardening in my hometown of Kansas City, Mo., for example. But if you want to learn […]
Home Depot offers FREE remodeling workshops every weekend, each looking at a different aspect of home improvement. The hardware chain also offers a Do-It-Herself home series of workshops for women. Register now and take a look at upcoming workshops.
This post is by Zillow. Miami is an attractive place to move with warm weather year-round, gorgeous scenery, dynamic culture and robust entertainment options. Beautiful beaches and lush vegetation draw residents outdoors, yet the city is becoming a business hub for start-ups and tech companies. Miami is also rich in culture, with many vibrant neighborhoods […]
Miami-Dade County wants you to save water. The county has several incentives to encourage that. The county give you a free high-efficiency shower head in exchange for an old one, up to two per household. You can exchange pre-1996 shower heads during business hours at the Caleb Center, the South Dade Government Center and the […]
Miami-Dade County residents can replace older-model toilets with High-Efficiency models. Single-family residential property owners or tenants, as well as multi-family property owners, may receive a $50 rebate with the purchase and installation of a WaterSense-certified High-Efficiency toilet. The residential property must have been built prior to 1996. To quality for the rebate, you must submit the […]
You can now recycle used electronics free all the time at Staples, not just on special days. The store chain has a long list of items it accepts. (via Living on the Cheap).