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Successful Gardening in Summer Seminar & April Plant Clinic


April 14, 2022

It will not be long before we again are in the heat of summer here in North Florida. The heat, rain, humidity, insects and fungi all take their toll on our gardens and landscapes. To better prepare for this, you may be interested in attending ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Herbs, Plant Diagnostics, Seminar, Summer Annuals, Summer Gardening, Summer Perennials, Summer Vegetable Gardening
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Gifts for the Gardener


December 17, 2021

Christmas is on its way and it’s time to buy those gifts. If there is a gardener on your gift list, consider a gardening gift.   There are all sorts of gift ideas for a gardener and the price range varies as well.   A subscription ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Sustainable Living
Tags: Gardening Gifts, Holiday Gifts, Horticulture
America Saves Week Announcement Feb 24-29th 2020

America Saves Week 2020


February 24, 2020

This week, Feb 24-29th, Okaloosa Saves with America Saves observes, America Saves Week. Residents in Okaloosa County and across the country are encouraged to take small steps to reach their savings goals. Although consumer's savings habits ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters
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How to Use a Food Thermometer


November 22, 2019

You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking. Check out this video for more information: https://www.facebook.com/UFIFASNWFCS/videos/vl.3187756837932254/491642101442297/?type=1   Sources: IsItDoneYet.gov Is ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, , Work & Life
Tags: Cooking Temperatures, Food Thermometer

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