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UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Programs in Broward County


July 5, 2022

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent/CED Lorna Bravo What is the UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Program? The summer internship program is a collaboration between the Florida Cooperative Extension Service and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Broward County, Composting, Container Gardening, Critters, Entomology, Extension, Florida Gardening, Food Waste, Food Waste Prevention, Gardening, Internships, Invertebrates, MGVs, Urban Area, Urban Horticulture, Vermicomposting

Get Health Benefits this Summer! Focus on Fruits and Vegetables 


July 1, 2022

Want to get healthier this summer? As part of an overall healthy diet, eating fruits and vegetables, that are lower in calories, instead of some other higher-calorie food, may be useful in helping to lower calorie intake and lower body weight. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 5 Food Groups, Broward County, Container Gardening, Diet, Fiber, Fruit, Fruits And Vegetables, Fruits And Vegetables Contain Water, Gardening A Great Outdoor Activity, Gardening Considerations, Health Benefits, Herbs, How Many Fruits And Vegetables Should I Eat Each Day?, MyPlate, Nutritional Intake, Overall Healthy Diet, Potassium, Reap The Benefits Of Healthy Eating, Stay Hydrated, Summer Health Benefits, Think Wise, Vegetable, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Watch Portion Size

Plant Stressors: 10 Ways You Unknowingly Stress Your Plants


August 26, 2021

Plant Stressors Plants can help us overcome stress in a variety of ways, but did you realize your plant can exhibit stress symptoms as well. A stressed plant is more susceptible to insect and disease problems. Here are ten ways you may unknowingly ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Central Florida, Container Gardening, Dollarweed, Environmental, Fertilization, Herbicide, Horticulture, Insect, Landscape, Mowing, Plant Disease, Plant Stressors, Pruning, Soil Compaction, Trees, Turfgrass, UF IFAS Extension, Urban Horticulture

Gardening Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Youth


June 23, 2021

Gardening can make a great impact on the mental health of youth. There are many ways to get youth interested and involved in gardening! Gardening's Impact of Youths Mental Health. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 7.1% (approximately ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Management, Lawn, Money Matters, Relationships & Family
Tags: Anxiety, Container Gardening, Coping, Depression, Family, Gardening, Youth

Video: Growing and Preparing Horseradish


January 8, 2021

Grow your own horseradish in your home garden. You can then harvest roots to make a delicious, spicy sauce for your favorite dish. Learn outdoor care and kitchen prep with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. #gardentotable #homegrown #homegardening https://youtu.be/BMeNBvYj6ko   READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Container Gardening, Edibles, Food Safety, Garden To Table, Horseradish, Making Horseradish, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables
Various example draped hypertufa containers.

DIY Draped Hypertufa


October 16, 2020

Perfect for fairy gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric. Multiple uses in addition to a traditional planter; displaying faux flowers, in the guest bath ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hypertufa, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener
Various example draped hypertufa containers.

DIY Draped Hypertufa


October 16, 2020

Perfect for fairy gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric. Multiple uses in addition to a traditional planter; displaying faux flowers, in the guest bath ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hypertufa, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener
aluminum canoe planted with yellow and purple flowers

Growing A Green Thumb; Container Basics


September 4, 2020

Spruce up a window sill, table top or porch with potted plants. Containers are portable and provide an instant fix to problem areas. DIY with container combinations of edible and flowering annuals (single season) and perennials (live more than ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Container Gardening, Growing A Green Thumb, Levy County, Master Gardener, Vegetables

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