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The High Plateau Coconut Palm: Push that Tropical Look Further North

March 25, 2022

  Much of gardening and landscaping in Florida revolves around the USDA climate zone realities of potential freezes or cold weather. People in the panhandle are of like cold-hardy avocadoes and . People in Central Florida yearn for ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture,
Tags: Cold Tolerant, Frost Tolerant, Hardy Palm, Madagascar, New Plant, Tropical, Underutilized, Zone 9

Are Your Youth Learning…or Memorizing?

June 26, 2020

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - A short while ago I was speaking to a good friend while commuting home from work. We began sharing stories of being a young-professional in the field of education, including the joys and struggles of serving others. While ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Communication, COVID-19, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County 4-H, Parenting, Youth

Let the Power of the Sun Restore Your Garden Soil

June 17, 2020

Written by Philippe Bilger, Master Gardener Volunteer For many living in South Florida, summer is the time to enjoy the sun and the fun activities available to us. Due to the heat and humidity during the summer, growing a traditional ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Gegetable Gardening, Insects, Master Gardener Volunteer, Nematodes, Palm Beach County, Pathogens, Raised Beds, Soil, Solarazation, Summer, Weeds
4-H youth

Emotion Myths vs. Facts for Youth

May 29, 2020

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - Life is emotional. The loss of a loved one, finding the love of your life, meeting your children for the first time, all are examples of incredible emotional extremes the average human may come across within a few year's ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Emotion, Facts, Mental Health, Myths, Youth

At Home with Palm Beach County 4-H

April 6, 2020

Right now, there is a lot of uncertainty in the world due to COVID-19 and many of us may feel a bit isolated. While adults worry about healthcare, expenses, and job security, it is easy to overlook how our kids are feeling. With school being ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth,

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