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Gardening During Covid-19

  Benefits of Gardening During Covid-19 This week’s Virtual Plant Clinic topic by Joanne Mason, Master Gardener Volunteer for UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, RN, MS, MS, please follow her this week using Zoom LInk: https://ufl.zoom.us/j and Meeting ID: … Read More

Virtual Plant Clinic in Flagler County

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Introduction: Zoom LInk:  https://ufl.zoom.us/j   Meeting ID:  961 4332 8544 Please join our Virtual Plant Clinic at 10:00 am every Thursday morning during the month of July. We will discuss plant disease and diagnostics of common plant species grown in… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Rain Barrel Basics

What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain barrel. To read… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Florida-Friendly Landscaping

You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly landscape.

May is American Wetlands Month

While we are honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military this Memorial Day weekend, don’t forget that May is also the American Wetlands Month. What is American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Landscaping Pollution Solution

Water pollution from stormwater runoff threatens Florida’s valuable water resources. Undeveloped land covered with grass, plants, and trees absorbs rainwater. As Florida continue to grow, more of this land is covered with hard impervious surfaces such as roads,… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Does Florida Have Enough Water?

Some of you may already know we are starting a new series – Water Wednesday. Water Wednesday is a Facebook Live series provided by Agents and Specialists in UF/IFAS. Every Wednesday 2 pm ET, we will live stream… Read More

Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More