Ear to the Ground

News you can use to protect our fun.


These fabulous flamingos were painted by 20 artists from New Port Richey to Avon Park to support the “Be Floridian” campaign that asks residents to skip yard fertilizer in the summer rainy season to protect the bays, rivers and Gulf of Mexico that make living here so much fun.

February 14th, 2017

Good advice for today, and every day....Read More

February 14th, 2017

Be Floridian added 2 new photos....Read More

February 12th, 2017

Sign of Spring: pale meadow beauty in bloom. What signs of the season are you seeing?...Read More

February 10th, 2017

Just a reminder as we suffer through another 24 hours of "winter!"...Read More

February 09th, 2017

This pretty butterfly is named for its large, conspicuous eye spots. It's found all over Florida, and in all seasons....Read More

February 08th, 2017

"What Is It" Wednesday: Carolina jessamine is beginning to pop in woodlands throughout West Central Florida. This native vine with...Read More

February 07th, 2017

TIP TUESDAY: February is a great month to plant tomatoes. Cherry tomatoes are usually easier to grow and more problem-free...Read More

February 06th, 2017

Be Floridian added 2 new photos....Read More

February 05th, 2017

Azaleas are not as popular in landscapes as they once were, but when they bloom -- as they are now...Read More