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Spring, the Time to Grow….Your Healthy Florida Lifestyle!


April 5, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, FFL, Food Systems, Grow, Health And Wellbeing

Seminole County Master Gardeners Introduce Hydroponics to Elementary School Students


February 8, 2018

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Grow, Hydroponics, Master Gardener, Recycle, STEM, Volunteer, Youth

Pack A Healthy School Lunch


August 10, 2017

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Community, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Fun, FYCS, General Information, Grow, Growing, Health, Natural Wakulla, School, Teens, UF-IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Youth

Sit On The Porch And Shell Some Butter Beans


August 10, 2017

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Beans, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Food And Nutrition, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Health, Horticulture, In The Garden Now, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Vegetables, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

What’s In The Garden Now


August 4, 2016

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

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Eggplant, Environment, Food And Nutrition, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, In The Garden Now, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Plants, Vegetables, Wakulla County Extension, What's In The Garden Now

Greens Love the Cool Temperatures of Fall


December 21, 2015

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

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, Children, Community, Education, Environment, Extension, Family, Farming, Florida, Food, Food And Nutrition, Garden, General Information, Greens, Grow, Growing, In The Garden Now, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Plants, Shelley Swenson, Sustainable Living, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla News, Youth, Youth Oppurtunities

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