Tag: gardening

Summer Herbs: From the Garden to the Kitchen Class

Have you ever wanted to start your own Herb Garden? Fresh herbs are a great way to add healthy nutrients to your recipes. Herbs offer Vitamins, antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits. They also provide abundant flavor to any… Read More

Learn to Relax with Gardening Advice from UF/IFAS Extension

  With fall weather finally giving us a break from the heat of summer, this is the perfect time for North Florida residents to get outside and try their hands at gardening. Not only is gardening rewarding for… Read More

Do Your Plants have Problems?

  Many gardeners get stumped when a favorite plant of theirs comes down with a strange “something”. Many of these gardeners know about UF/IFAS Extension and call their local horticulture and agriculture agents for assistance in figuring out… Read More

Leon County Extension Launches “Adopt-a-Garden” Volunteer Program

Have you ever been interested in volunteering at a school or community garden? Are you involved with a garden that could use some help? Well, UF/IFAS Leon County Extension recently started an Adopt-a-Garden program for volunteers to “adopt”… Read More

Growing Entrepreneurs through 4-H Gardens

Garden-based education is taking America by storm. While this is concept dates as far back as the seventeenth century, it certainly feels like the popular movement of the day. 4-H has been using garden based education since 1902… Read More

Gardening in Containers

In a world of limited time and space, container gardens seem to make more and more sense. Poor soil and no place to put plants in the ground are no longer good excuses for not being able to… Read More

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE!

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat July 5, 2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    By Pam Sawyer    It’s July and the rains are here.  And I’ve been thinking about water:  how vital it is to human existence, how much we love it, how little… Read More