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Extension Highlands County

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Growing equals knowing.


January 5, 2022

Who's growing your food? It is important to many consumers to know who is growing thier food. The country or state of origin may impact the freshness of your produce. It may also have an impact on the ripeness of the produce. Some produce, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardeners, Tomatoes, Vegetables

4-H Holiday Bakeoff


November 29, 2021

The 4-H year is in full swing and the holiday season is upon us. That means that we are gearing up for our annual holiday contest, the Highlands County 4-H Holiday Bakeoff. This contest is open to all 4-H youth in Highlands County as well as ... READ MORE

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Tags: 4-H, Baking, Cooking, Highlands County, Youth Development

4-H Dress


October 15, 2021

Last week we celebrated National 4-H Week by completing community service projects and displaying our 4-H pride. From green t-shirts, hats, and more, youth have been displaying their love for 4-H around the community throughout the week. During ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: Highlands County 4-H; 4-H Dress
Easy tips to rooting plants with the Hometown Gardener

Easy tips for propagating plants


September 16, 2021

Plant Collectors Many gardeners love to collect plants. Many of you have pinched stems off a plant when no one was looking! You know who you are! My Mother was one of those people. If she was at the old Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven, now ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Classes, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardeners, Propagation, Rooting Cuttings, Rooting Plants

4-H Culinary Arts Events


September 1, 2021

Do you have a child that likes to cook? Highlands County 4-H offers several events that allow youth to get in the kitchen to practice their culinary skills. We even have a special event for parents/guardians to participate in with their youth. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: Cooking, Highlands - 4-H Youth

4-H Open Enrollment


August 30, 2021

4-H Open Enrollment, Now Available! When most people think about 4-H, they think "plows, cows, and sows", but the truth is 4-H is so much more. 4-H is a youth development organization that focuses on teaching youth critical life skills. We ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H, Enrollment, Highlands County, Youth

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