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Make it a tea garden


May 27, 2022

Southerners and sweet tea When I was a child we drank sweet tea. I didn't really know where it came from but it was sweet and that suited me just fine. Later, I discovered tea was from the leaf of a plant. I had heard about tea leaves and it ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture,
Tags: Agriculture, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, UF IFAS Extension
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Celebrate LGBT Pride Month in June


May 27, 2022

LGBT Pride Month Background Why do people celebrate LGBT Pride month in June?  It is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in NYC.  If you live in South Florida like I do, you can visit the Stonewall National Museum and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Events, Gay, Lego, LGBT, Pride
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Are you ready for a hurricane? How to prepare for Florida storm season


May 26, 2022

Hurricane season officially starts June 1, but it’s never too early to prepare. As a matter of fact, meteorologists at the National Hurricane Center are already issuing daily reports about tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean amid a ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: Hurricane Season

Are My Pesticides Still Good?


May 26, 2022

How many of us have lived dangerously by drinking milk past it’s expiration date? Do you ever eat packaged food after it’s “best by” date and does a Twinkie ever expire? Do you know the difference between a “best by” and “expiration” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Shelf Life, Pesticide Storage

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