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Use the Fall Festivities to Teach Children Money Saving Tips

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It’s that time of year again where gorgeous foliage, a gentle chill in the air, and sweaters and scarves all contribute to that cozy fall feeling and Halloween also sets the tone for enjoying the… Read More

The Orange County 4-H Program Needs You

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The Orange County 4-H Program needs you! The most meaningful way that the 4-H Program serves kids across America is through our community clubs. For more than 100 years these clubs have been led by… Read More

The Grass Class Resource Pass

Turfgrass dominates Central Florida landscapes. The living green carpet provides plenty of benefits, but turf can be a thirsty bug buffet demanding time, money, and expertise. Did you know that we put more than half… Read More

Leading with Gratitude (Part 1)

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When I was younger, my grandmother taught me the importance of saying “thank you.” She always waited for me to say “thank you,” driving the importance home. Learning those two simple words at a young… Read More

Leading with Gratitude (Part 2)

Gratitude

To recap last week’s blog: As leaders, we need to stop and look back at how we got to where we are quite often. We need to shake off the discomfort and say “thank you”… Read More

Take-all Root Rot, Whether You Like It Or Not!

If you have had issues with declining turf during the summer and early fall, it could be take-all!  Take-all root rot loves to come out to play in the hot, wet Florida summers and early… Read More

Consider Getting Vaccinated Before the Holiday Season!

Think about the holidays this year and have these dates in mind for peace of mind! I think we all need laughter and hugs, a turkey overdose, and some quality family time together spent yelling… Read More

New Vegetable Gardener — Herbs are a Cool Season Crop in Central Florida

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As you have already learned, the environment is unique in Florida and the seasons for growing vegetables is different from what you may be used to or what you have learned from social media sites… Read More