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Plants Need Social Distancing Too


October 26, 2020

Social distancing has become an all-too important description of our healthy relationships with one another during the pandemic. Did you know plants can benefit from “distancing” too? In fact, for central Florida gardeners, “distancing” ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Covid-19, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Gardening, Pandemic, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Social Distancing

Helping Your Child Have Success as a Virtual Student


September 17, 2020

More than likely, if you are the parent of a school age child, you have been introduced to online learning in 2020. While having its benefits, online learning can certainly present its challenges. For a child to be successful learning virtually, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Classroom, Distance Learning, Education, Homeschool, Learning, Social Distancing, Virtual, Youth

Homeshooling: Survival Mode


April 13, 2020

Have you ever heard the phrase, "momma needs a minute"? I am sure some of you are thinking momma needs more than a minute, as parents begin to juggle homeschool and work. Parents went from juggling homework, ball practices and family schedules, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Change, Coping, Family, Homeschooling, Kids, Learning, New Skills, Social Distancing

Looking up from Covid-19 Part 2 of 2


April 9, 2020

Part 2- Finding Supplies and Coping The Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic is changing our lives at this time, whether we want it to or not. Social distancing, frequent sanitizing of door knobs, supply shortages, and masks are becoming all too ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Extension, Farms, Hand Washing, Helping A Neighbor, Quarantine, Shop Local, Shopping, Social Distancing, Supplies, Telephone, Viruses, Work-at-home, You-pick

During This Unprecedented Time of Social Distancing, Try Cooking With Your Kids


March 26, 2020

Many people are staying at home right now without a clue of what to do while social distancing due to the coronavirus. Instead of looking at it as a disruption or inconvenience, let's look at it as a time to reconnect with our family. There ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Family, Kids, Nutrition, Recipes, Social Distancing, Tips, Youth

Inshore Fishing Is Hot In SWFL But Remember To Check The Regulations!


March 20, 2020

A friendly reminder as anglers may have some extra fishing time that there has been a change in inshore fishing regulations. Snook, red drum and spotted seatrout are closed to harvest from Gordon's pass North to Pasco county on Florida's West ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Catch And Release, Coasts And Marine, Collier, Fishing, Florida, FWC, Naples, Pasco, Red Drum, Redfish, Regulations, Seatrout, Snapper, Snook, Social Distancing, SWFL, Water, West
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A Garden is a Place of Hope


March 19, 2020

A recent ad from a gardening catalog stated that “Gardening is not Cancelled”. What an inspiring thought! These days are hard, with health and economic fears, and it can seem at times there is nowhere to hide, but there is a case to ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Horticulture Therapy, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Social Distancing
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Gardening tasks during a time of social distancing


March 18, 2020

It can be hard to think of things to do when social distancing, but remember, you can still be alone (or with your family) while outside! There are plenty of things you can do in your own yard that can be calming, satisfying, and leave you ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Social Distancing, Vegetable Gardening

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