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Category: 4-H & Youth

Youth Benefit from Spending Time Angling

Youth and their families can reap the many benefits of fishing.  It’s important to remember that an afternoon of fishing does not necessarily require expensive boats or top of the line equipment.  This, itself can be a valuable… Read More

There is No WiFi in the Woods, But a Better Connection

The change of seasons here in North Florida provides a time to encourage kids to put away the tablets and phones and get in touch with the outdoors.  Youth need time to reconnect with nature.  A great way… Read More

Our Landscaping Address

A New Address John Prine, or “The Singing Mailman”, is one of my favorite musicians. The Signing Mailman delivered mail during the day and played music at open mic nights in Chicago. In addition, my grandfather was a… Read More

Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year!

Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year! Hillsborough County 4-H’ers are resilient!  With so many changes brought on by COVID-19, 4-H clubs held virtual meetings, club leaders made sure everyone participated and felt included, youth did social… Read More

“Let’s talk about that”: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mental health in youth is becoming a more common topic for families and professionals. How society, peers, professionals, and even parents handle the conversation with youth will heavily impact successful intervention and recovery. This blog is NOT intended… Read More

A test to check the germination rate of old seeds

Have old seeds packets and wondering if the seeds are still viable to grow in the garden? Many seeds will last for years if stored correctly in a cool, dry, indoor environment. Follow these simple steps to test… Read More