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The Value of Community Gardens: Mental Health Impact

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
May 16, 2024

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about community gardens? You may be picturing a patch of land dedicated to growing fruits and veggies collaboratively, or a collection of individual plots. And you would be correct. But ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Mental Health, Nutrition, Produce, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

The Value of Community Gardens: Health Impact

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
May 9, 2024

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about community gardens? You may be picturing a patch of land dedicated to growing fruits and veggies collaboratively, or a collection of individual plots. And you would be correct. But ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Fresh Fruit And Vegetables, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthier, Healthy, Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Lavender

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
May 7, 2024

Do you enjoy cooking with fresh herbs or admiring them in your garden? If so, growing lavender at home could become your new favorite hobby. In this guide, we'll delve into how to grow lavender in Central Florida, featuring varieties that thrive ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Health, Healthy, Herbs, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Smart Irrigation, Soil, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water-wise

The Value of Community Gardens: Social Impact

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
May 2, 2024

Community Gardens and Urban Areas These days, and especially with the influx of people coming to Florida, intentional green spaces are growing scarcer. Community gardens play a vital role in revitalizing neglected areas and providing green ... READ MORE

Category: Crops
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Budget, Central Florida, Community, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Fresh Fruit And Vegetables, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Nutrition, Produce, Social, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables

April is Water Conservation Month!

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
April 26, 2024

April is Water Conservation Month. We all know how important water is for our gardens and lawns here in Central Florida. Now that warmer weather is approaching, we tend to use more water, especially from our sprinkler systems. Lets talk about ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Dade City, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, Soil, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water, Water Conservation, Water-wise

The Value of Community Gardens: Social Impact

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
April 25, 2024

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about community gardening? You may be picturing a patch of land dedicated to growing fruits and veggies collaboratively, or a collection of individual plots. And you would be correct. ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Budget, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Food, Fruit, Garden, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Landscape, Nutrition, Produce, Social, Soil, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Thyme

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
April 23, 2024

Are you a fan of fresh aromatic herbs in your dishes? If so, growing herbs right at home may become your new favorite hobby. In this guide, we'll delve into how to grow thyme right at home.  Commonly Grown Varieties Thyme is a versatile ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, PH, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Seasonal, Smart Irrigation, Soil, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water-wise

The Value of Community Gardens: Cultural Impact

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
April 18, 2024

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about community gardening? You may be picturing a patch of land dedicated to growing fruits and veggies collaboratively, or a collection of individual plots.  And you would be correct. ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Dade City, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water-wise

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Chives

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
April 16, 2024

Are you a fan of fresh aromatic herbs in your dishes? If so, growing herbs right at home might just become your new favorite hobby.  In this guide, we'll explore how to grow chives from the comfort of your own home, including some commonly ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Gardening, Gardens, Health, Healthy, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Gardening Successfully in Florida’s Summer Heat

Julia Sirchia, Program Assistant at UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County
April 11, 2024

Welcome to the Sunshine State! If you've recently made Florida your home or if you're diving into gardening in this unique climate for the first time, you're in for an adventure. Florida's summers are famous for their intense heat, humidity, ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Calories, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Fresh Fruit And Vegetables, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Seasonal, Smart Irrigation, Soil, Soil Amendment, Soil Test, Summer, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water

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