Grocery Shopping Tips

The parents at Lacoochee Elementary were the first in Pasco County to receive a Grocery Store Tour, held at a local Winn Dixie. This hour and a half long tour takes participants around the store to explain all… Read More

Determinate vs Indeterminate Tomatoes

Everyone loves tomatoes, but not everyone has the space to grow them. However, growing tomatoes in a small space is possible; you just have plan accordingly. There are two different types of tomatoes: determinate and indeterminate. (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/vh028) A… Read More

New Face of Family and Consumer Sciences in Pasco County Extension!

I am proud to announce the addition of Ms. Stacey Struhar, as our new Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Stacey will be fully on board starting Monday, April 24, 2017 and located at our office in Dade… Read More

The Many Ways to Eat Produce

Gulfside Elementary School had another “Parent Nutrition Night” recently, and this time, it was about fruits and vegetables. MyPlate stresses that half our plate should be fruits and vegetables, and the lesson talked about the ways to getting… Read More

Firewise Landscaping

With images of wildfires in the Tampa Bay area and the occasional “haze” you might have seen in the air, we are experiencing wildfires like we have not had in many years. The unseasonably dry winter and spring… Read More

Soil Solarization

Summer in Florida is rapidly approaching and at this point, many farmers/gardeners take this time to take a break from their growing cycle, and use the summer months (June to August) to clean and reinvigorate their soil. They… Read More