Candy That’s Good For You

Blackberries in Hand

Berries are like nature’s candy: sweet and delicious.  However, unlike regular candy, they are a powerhouse of nutrients for good health.  Berries are low in calories and contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and water with no fat, cholesterol,… Read More

2019 Small Ruminants Production Conference

Join us on Thursday, May 16, 2019 for an information packed session on caring for your goats and sheep.  Topics will include nutritional requirements, common diseases of small ruminants, pasture management, toxic weeds and plants, marketing for meat,… Read More

Strawberry Planting Dates and Establishment Practices for Central Florida

Strawberries on plant

Florida strawberries are grown as annuals started from northern-sourced cold-treated young plants set out in September and October. Bare-root plants with their leaves retained yield earlier than plants with leaves removed. However, frequent irrigation (8-14 hours/day for the… Read More

Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale / May 11, 2019

Echinacea

Join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 11th from 8 a.m. until Noon.  These are all plants started and nurtured by our Master Gardeners in their greenhouse and propagation grounds.  We will have native… Read More

Homebuyer Education Workshop Series

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION  UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Classroom 2232 NE Jacksonville Road Ocala, FL 34470 Registration Fee: Individuals:  $30 Couples:  $40 Register at Eventbrite: hbe-marion-may19.eventbrite.com Deadline May 2, 2019 Contact: Kae at (352) 671-8400 Kae.charman@marioncountyfl.org **Obtain one (1) recent… Read More

Declutter Your Life: Ordering Your Paperwork

Clutter Stress

Did you know disorganization can cost you money and sometimes your peace of mind? Lost receipts make it difficult to return unwanted items.  Rebates, over-pays, and the like can expire, resulting in lost money.  Misplaced bills often mean… Read More