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We need to hear from YOU!


October 12, 2021

We need to hear from you!   Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts about our Florida-Friendly Landscaping outreach. Click the following Qualtrics link to participate in a brief anonymous survey. LINK: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9zNZnEd2ZAnx9s2     Why ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water, Wildlife
Tags: #SaveWaterFL, #WorkSmarterNotHarder, Featured, Florida Friendly Landscaping, FloridaFriendly, Landscape, Landscapes, Landscaping, Resilient Landscaping, Save Water, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, Smart Water Application Technology, Trees, Water Conservation, Water-wise
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UF Researchers Work to Save Pesto!


August 27, 2021

Q: What's wrong with my basil? Here at Extension, we receive a lot of questions about struggling basil. One of the most common issues? A devastating disease called “basil downy mildew” which has become very widespread over the past few years... ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #EatLocal, #EdibleLandscaping, #NotAllHeroesWearCapes, #RightPlantRightPlace, #SavePesto, #ThankAScientist, #WorkSmarterNotHarder, FloridaFriendly, IPM

Community Garden Thrives and Changes Lives


February 12, 2018

The Hilltop Landings Community Garden, revitalized a year ago by UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension, continues to grow strong. Resident volunteers maintain the community garden under the guidance of Community Gardens Program Assistant, Eden Santiago-Gomez, ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Community Gardens, Fresh, Grocery, Horticulture, Produce, Volunteer

Time to Prep for Spring Vegetable Gardening!


February 5, 2018

Did you know that you can grow vegetables year round in Florida? The trick is knowing that summer really isn’t a good time for most veggies. A few, like sweet potatoes and okra, do well in the summer heat, but spring and fall are our most ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brassicas, Cauliflower, Fall, Gardening, Greens, Kale, Microgreens, Mustard, Okra, Overseeded, Peppers, Season, Sweet Potato, Tomatoes, Veggie Gardening, Winter

Healthy Lifestyle Guidance from Farm to Table and Home


January 26, 2018

The University of Florida/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office, located in Dade City, offers a large variety of free healthy lifestyle and eating classes of which you may not have heard. Some of the programming includes the Family Nutrition Program ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Money Matters, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Balanced Meals, Budgeting, Classes, Community Gardens, Dade City, Family Nutrition Program, Foor Preservation, Gardening, Healthy Eating, Money Management, Personal Finance, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Veggies

Dade City Watson Park Community Gardens are Open for Planting!


January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 was a great day for the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office. County Extension Director/Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr. Whitney Elmore, opened the planting ceremony by thanking sponsors, Eden Santiago-Gomez (Community Garden Program ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Gardens, Cox Elementary, Dade City, Dade City Garden Club, Dr. Mukhtar, Mayor Camille Hernandez, Parks, Pasco Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS, Watson Park

Dade City Watson Park Community Garden: Get your free plot now!


January 8, 2018

The first community garden in Florida to arise through the cooperation of the University of Florida and a local municipality, Dade City Watson Park Community Garden is off to a great start and destined for abundant success. Just a month after ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Budget, Community, Community Garden, Dade City, Eating, Healthy, Master Gardener, Municipality, Parks, Program, Skills, University Of Florida, Vegetables, Volunteers, Wheelchair

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