Grow Your Florida Healthy Florida Lifestyle Class 2022:
The UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County is excited to be hosting a class called Grow Your Healthy Florida Lifestyle. During this 5-week IN-PERSON course, participants will get to learn ... READ MORE
Are you exploring the fun of Florida vegetable gardening during the winter and into spring? Folks up north may be shoveling snow, while you are sowing and watching your plants grow. If you enjoy learning about and talking about growing food ... READ MORE
In my last blog, I talked about our the free salad mix gardening kits from the One Seed program here at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County. The kits are available at our Twin Lakes Park office, as well as at your local Sarasota County public ... READ MORE
Hopefully, when it comes to gardening, you're not like me.
I have no green thumb.
I work in an office with horticulture agents and Master Gardener Volunteers, of course. And, I truly appreciate the range of knowledge and skills they bring ... READ MORE
Fall celebrations of harvest are ingrained in many of us. As we head into a season of gratitude one thing I am thankful for is living in sunny Florida. Here, we can celebrate with early fall harvests of summer crops like sweet potatoes and ... READ MORE
Blog by Rudy White, volunteer Master Gardener
Hydroponics for Youth
Beginning in 2017, continuing into 2018, Seminole County Master Gardeners introduced a new hydroponics workshop into several Seminole County elementary schools. The workshop ... READ MORE
By Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County
Studies have shown children who receive proper nutrition perform better in school. When it comes to packing school lunches, the possibilities are endless. However, not all possibilities ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
Wakulla County Extension Director
There was a time in Wakulla County before air conditioning became commonly available, that families spent much of their summers outside. Children played in the yards and woods, and the ... READ MORE
Be sure to check out our monthly crop feature.
This month's feature is Eggplant.
The summer temperatures have transformed the vegetable gardens of Wakulla County. The daily 90 degree plus thermometer readings and the typical summer humidity ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison and Shelley Swenson
The cool days and cooler nights of December have removed home gardening from the minds of many residents in Wakulla County.
Much of Florida’s commercial vegetable production has moved to warmer counties ... READ MORE