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Hydroponics with Hannah—Virtual & In Person Hydroponics Workshops Fall 2023


September 27, 2023

I just love growing food hydroponically! Why? I am more likely to harvest it and eat it, too. Over 600,000 YouTubers love how I teach hydroponics in 8 minutes. You can get growing with that free video, but maybe it only 'wet' your appetite? ... READ MORE

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Tags: Aeroponics, Ag, Agriculture, Agroecology, Alternative Ag, Alternative Agriculture, Cffarms, Cflandscapes, Chef, Class, Commercial Food Production, Community Food Systems, Deep Water Culture, Drip, Dutch Buckets, Ebb And Flow, Entrpreneur, Farm, Farm Business, Farm To Table, Farmer, Farming, Floating Raft, Flood And Drain, Food, Food Production, Food Security, Food System, Food Systems, Green Revolution, Grow, Grow Food In Space, Grow Your Own, Home Food Production, Hospitality, Hwooten, Hydro, Hydroponics, Hydroponics Class, Hydroponics In Jail, Hydroponics In Schools, Kratky, Local, Local Food Garden, Nft, Nutrient Film Technique, Ocextension, Orlando, Self Reliant, Slow Food, Small Farm, Start A Farm, Sustainable, Sustainable Ag, Sustainable Agriculture, Table”, Tower Garden, Tower Gardens, Train The Trainer, Training Programs, Urban, Urban Ag, Urban Agriculture, Urban Farm, Urban Farming, Urban Food Systems, Urban Smart Farm, Zip Grow

September 14: Learn science-based composting basics from UF/IFAS experts, industry leaders at workshop

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August 15, 2023

There are plenty of environmental and economic benefits of composting. It is gaining ground among consumers and industries because it helps keep food and yard debris from landfills thereby cutting methane gas emissions. Compost may also ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Container Plants, Crop, Food Waste, Kenaf, Media, Mica McMillan, Organic Waste, Peat, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Recycle, Soil, Soil Erosion, Substrate, Sustainable, Turf, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Water Conservation

UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County offers Edible Landscaping in Hybrid Format

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May 21, 2023

Interested in growing edible plants in your yard?  Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday June 15th from 10 to 11:00am to get an introduction to selecting low maintenance, long-lived, edible crops to grow in the home landscape. ... READ MORE

Category: , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Class, Edible, Fruit, Fruit Tree, Herbs, Hillsborough, Landscaping, Organic, Permaculture, Sustainable, Tampa, Tsilvasy, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetable
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Green Living Toolkit: An Essential Guide to Sustainable Living on Florida’s Suncoast

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March 23, 2023

The Green Living Toolkit show the most effective solutions, curated especially for Sarasota and Manatee County residents. The toolkit connects you with local events and experts on energy, food, waste, water, and nature. It is also designed ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation
Tags: Activities, Classes, Events, Green Living, Pgm_Sustain, Save, Saving, Sustainability, Sustainable

Butterfly Gardening Tips for Central Florida

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March 7, 2023

Watch our webinar recording of Butterfly Gardening in Central Florida here. The key to attracting butterflies to your yard is to plant species that butterflies can use for food and shelter. Larval host plants are specific to butterfly species; ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden Design, Hillsborough, Sustainable, Tampa, Tsilvasy, UF IFAS Extension, Video, YouTube

Become A Better Angler In The New Year With The Florida Friendly Angler Program!

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January 6, 2023

It's 2023 and along with those New Year's resolutions, put becoming a better steward of Florida's marine environments and fisheries near top of your list!  Florida is the fishing capital of the world with over 4 million unique fishing license ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Angler, Catch And Release, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Education, Events, Fisheries, Fishing, Flats Boat, Florida Friendly Angler, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, Marine Science, Natural Resources, Offshore, Recreation, Regulations, Science, Sea Grant, Seafood, Smoked Fish, Spearfishing, Sustainable, Tag, Tagging, UF IFAS Extension, Water

Gardening & Time: Food on your Time (Part 5 of 5)

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November 24, 2022

Typical gardens revolve around annual food crops that are seasonally planted and then harvested. Rather than have long gaps between each harvest, consider a food garden that contains crops that can be harvested or consumed when you are ready. There ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Cassava, Crops, Food, Fruit, Gardening, Organic, Potatoes, Sustainable, Sweet Potatoes, Vegetables

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