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4-H Youth Emergency Team Graduates 5th Cadre


December 12, 2022

On Thursday, December 1st Nassau County 4-H and Emergency Management celebrated the graduation of their 5th Youth Emergency Team (YET) cadre. Far too often in life youth are expected to follow an adult’s lead, especially in emergency situations. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Community Resilience, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Nassau County, Nassau County 4-H, YET, Youth Emergency Team

Nassau County’s 2022 Peanut Butter Challenge

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October 6, 2022

It's that time of year-the peanut butter challenge Each October, extension offices across the state try to outcompete one another to collect the most jars of Peanut Butter. Each year the challenge gets better. The challenge gets bigger. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Butter, Challenge, Health And Wellness, Nutrition, PB, Peanut, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge

In the Garden We Grow: The Wild, Wicked, Wonderful, and Welcoming

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October 6, 2022

Summer's End John Prine wrote, “Summer’s end is around the bend just flying. The swimming suits are on the line just drying.” His poignant song serves as a valuable summative theme for concluding our summer gardening series, “In the ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Demonstration Garden, Fruits, Gardening, IntheGardenWeGrow, Nassau County, Vegetables

In the Garden, We Grow: A Garden’s Pest

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August 10, 2022

The Inevitable Pests It is inevitable – any gardener can attest. Look closely and you will see a garden and its pest. But what is a pest? Usually when we think of the term “pest,” we may think of insect pests. Pests also include pathogens, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly, Fruit, Garden, IntheGardenWeGrow, IPM, Pests, UF/IFAS Extension Nassau County, Vegetable, Vegetable Garden, Vegetable Gardening

In the Garden, We Grow: Beat the Heat

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July 27, 2022

Florida's Rainy Season Florida’s rainy season arrived. County-wide we have seen lots of moisture in the past couple of weeks. Some areas receive over 2” of rainfall in an hour. Despite the invaluable impacts of moisture within our natural ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Fruits, Gardening, Green Manure, IntheGardenWeGrow, Okra, Roselle, Solarization, Vegetables

In the Garden, We Grow: Cold Cole Crops

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July 13, 2022

Independence Day Independence Day is an amazing part of the summer. Many of us are traveling, spending time with friends, and celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether we celebrate with fireworks, community service activities, baseball ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brassica, Cole Crops, Coleslaw, Fall Planting, FFL, Independence Day, IntheGardenWeGrow, Raised Bed Garden, UF, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Vegetable Gardening

In the Garden, We Grow

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June 8, 2022

Everything Grows Recently while singing Raffi’s, “Everything Grows” with my two boys, my oldest said, “no it doesn’t…fire hydrants don’t grow. Signs don’t, fences don’t, doors don’t…” Despite his snarky, yet funny observation, ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FFL, Foodscape, Garden, IntheGardenWeGrow, Raised Beds, UF, UF/IFAS Extension, Vegetable Gardening
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Nassau County 4-H County Council Organize a Litter Cleanup

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May 12, 2022

Nassau County's County Council recently organized and led a volunteering event in Nassau County with Keep Nassau Beautiful. Below is the recent press release that highlights their success and showcases the meaning of, "my hands to larger service". Callahan, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4H, Community Service, Keep Nassau Beautiful, Litter, Nassau County, Nassau County 4-H, Volunteering, Youth

Floral Fables: Carnivorous Plants

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April 4, 2022

A Wizarding World's Snarling Trap “’Stop moving!’ Hermione ordered them. ‘I know what this is – it’s Devil’s Snare!’” When reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone years ago, I loved the imagery of this chapter because ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Carnivorous, Carnivorous Plants, FFL, Floral Fables, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Floral Fables: The Water’s Edge

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March 28, 2022

Introduction Kenneth Grahame’s Wind in the Willows was one of my favorite books growing up. His story chronicled the adventures of Rat, Mole, Toad, and Badger. Grahame’s descriptions throughout the book show a romantic image of nature and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: FFL, Floral Fables, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Nassau County, Protect The Waterfront, Water

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