Floridians may pick up free vegetable starter seed packets beginning Monday, May 9th. While supplies last, pick up seed at Levy County Extension Center, 625 North Hathaway Avenue, Bronson or from one of the 59 participating University of Florida IFAS Extension offices .
Sweet pepper, two tomato varieties and corn seed are available, one packet of each type per person. While you are here, visit the Discovery Garden for information and inspiration toward your next vegetable garden.
Check out Levy Extension’s Growing a Green Thumb series to get you started. The Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/publication/VH021 is a helpful document to get your garden growing. If you need help along the way, Nature Coast Master Gardener Volunteers are here to help. They can be reached at Levy Extension Center, 352-486-5131.
Learn more about the Unity Gardens Initiative from the Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services here Plant Kindness, Grow Together: Fresh From Florida (followfreshfromflorida.com)
Until next time – Happy Gardening!