In every Florida county, community members turn to their local UF/IFAS Extension office for year-round assistance in gardening, youth programming, home management and other needs.
But behind many of these program areas are robust networks ... READ MORE
When people unfamiliar with 4-H are introduced to our organization, they may hear the name and see the clover emblem with an H on each of the four leaves and wonder “What do those H’s stand for?”
Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer in Broward County?
Who are the Master Gardener Volunteers?
Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are horticultural ... READ MORE
In August's issue of the Neighborhood Gardener, the issue includes information about Florida Gardening for New Residents, Garden Myths Vol. 1, and the August Plant of the Month: Thryallis. You can access the full newsletter, here, or read on ... READ MORE
Master Gardener Volunteers Give Back to UF and Florida Citizens
In 2020, Florida Master Gardener Volunteers served more than 500,000 Florida residents! The Master Gardener program is driven by 3,900 active volunteers who, in 2020 alone, volunteered ... READ MORE
In February's issue of the Neighborhood Gardener, the focus is on compost, mulch, and soils. This issue also includes information about new gardening resources and features the February Plant of the Month: Eastern Redub. You can access the full ... READ MORE
The focus of all 4-H programs is the development of youth as individuals and as responsible and productive citizens. The National 4-H Shooting Sports Program stands out as an example. Youth learn marksmanship, the safe and responsible use of ... READ MORE
In January's issue of the Neighborhood Gardener, Wendy shares her new year's gardening resolutions. This issue also includes information about removing problematic vines, sources for seeds, and more. And, we’re excited to continue the Florida ... READ MORE
Extension and leadership have been inextricably linked and studied since the inception of the Cooperative Extension Service. Leadership is typically thought of in ways that are primarily focused on the individual leader. Extension's leadership ... READ MORE
The Taylor County Sheriff Office and the Florida Sea Grant-Taylor County Extension Office perform a derelict crab trap clean up in partnership with FDEP,USGS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF Nature Coast Biological Station and other volunteer groups ... READ MORE