Thanks to the efforts of hard-working Orange County 4-H members, the Exhibit Hall at the Extension Center is filled with more than 1900 festive red, pink, and white poinsettias. Our club members began taking pre-orders in October and exceeded ... READ MORE
I just love growing food hydroponically! Why? I am more likely to harvest it and eat it, too. Over 600,000 YouTubers love how I teach hydroponics in 8 minutes. You can get growing with that free video, but maybe it only 'wet' your appetite? ... READ MORE
Peanut, butter open the door!
During the month of October, we will begin the Peanut Butter Challenge so please spread the news! The Peanut Butter Challenge runs from October 1 through ... READ MORE
Learn by doing
The 4-H slogan is “learn by doing.” Experiential learning is integral to 4-H project work and related educational programs (Diem and Levings, 2022). Not surprisingly, actively engaging youth participants in their own learning ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond!
Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application.
That means ... READ MORE
What can 30 minutes do for you?
Join the Let’s Walk Florida! virtual education series and find out how just 30 minutes of physical activity a day can make a difference in your life. During this 6-week virtual education program, participants ... READ MORE
They say time flies when you are having fun, and we sure are having a fun summer with our Orange County 4-H day camps!
Last month in June we hosted the first year of our "Environmental Explorers" summer day camp ... READ MORE
We would love to C.E.U. in person at CEU Day! You know you need CEUs, so come hang out with experienced Extension Agents to talk plants, palms, and pests in a comfortable and engaging environment. Plus, virtually, we cannot hear the laughter ... READ MORE
What is the Mediterranean Diet that everyone seems to be talking about these days? It is a dietary eating pattern that incorporates foods that are typically eaten in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. This diet emphasizes eating more ... READ MORE