Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples! This 2-part series will introduce the fundamentals of canning and build the skills you need to safely preserve food at home. Class 1: Basics of Home Canning ~ October 2 … Read More
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August is a double-edged sword. The oppressive heat is at its pinnacle – where even the thought of spending time in the garden makes you break into a sweat – but it is also the time of year… Read More
Have you ever imagined planting a small garden and growing vegetables for your family? It may seem like a difficult and daunting project, but I assure you the benefits of growing your own vegetables far outweigh the reservations… Read More
Have you ever wanted to start your own Herb Garden? Fresh herbs are a great way to add healthy nutrients to your recipes. Herbs offer Vitamins, antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits. They also provide abundant flavor to any… Read More
Please join us for the 2018 Spring Backyard Gardening Series! The two-day series is March 6 and March 13, 2018, 5:45-8:00 p.m., at the Leon County Extension Office (615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32301). Registration and payment… Read More
UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!
The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS… Read More