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In the heart of Florida’s strawberry season, an expert explains why they’re so wonderful


February 2, 2022

When you think of February, you might dream of a Happy Valentine’s Day, roses and romance. If you live in central Florida, you might also want to buy the very best strawberries. Many local fields are rife with the red fruit. Wael Elwakil, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Breeding, Economic Impact, Featured, Fruit And Vegetable Production, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Harvest, Hillsborough County, Special Topics, Strawberries, Strawberry Season, Taste, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Valentine's Day, Wael Elwakil

Thoughts of the Heart


February 1, 2022

With Valentine’s Day approaching, photos of red hearts, heart shaped boxes of chocolates, colored candy hearts, and all types of chocolate come to mind during the month of February.  Valentine’s Day just presents us all with another choice ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: A Healthy Diet, Avoid Being Sedentary, Be Wise About Your Portion Size, Choose Healthy Fats, Choose Red, Choose Red Fruits And Vegetables, Consume Fresh Fruit, Consume Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, Dark Chocolate, Engage In Portion Control, Exercise, February, Fill Your Heart With Positivity, Follow MyPlate Guidelines, Follow The Advice Of Your Health Care Provider, Gifts Of The Heart, Heart Health, Limit Added Sugars, Physical Activity, Practice Moderation, Reach Out To Others That May Be Isolated, Red Hearts, Schedule Annual Appointments With Your Health Care Provider, Stay Hydrated, Strawberries, Strive For A Healthy Weight, Thoughts Of The Heart, US Dietary Guidelines For Americans, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day Chocolate, A Gift of Love or a Gift of Health?


February 6, 2021

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love and one of the most popular holidays to give and receive chocolate. Chocolate is the most sought out candy for this holiday. According to “Fortunly.com/statics/valentines-day-spending,” American’s ... READ MORE

Category: , Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Health, Nutrition, Valentine's Day
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Alternatives to the Normal Valentine’s Day Bouquet


February 11, 2020

Are you looking for a unique gift for someone this Valentine's Day? If you traditionally grab a bouquet of roses, or a potted plant from the local store, think outside the box this year and try one of these fun (and holiday colored!) plants. ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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