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The Value of Community Gardens: Physical Health Impact


May 23, 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: Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Food Safety, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthier, Healthy, Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Produce, Right Place, Right Plant, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables

The Value of Community Gardens: Mental Health Impact


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

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Lavender


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

April is Water Conservation Month!


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

Gardening Successfully in Florida’s Summer Heat


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

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Dill


April 9, 2024

Are you a fan of adding fresh, aromatic herbs to your dishes? If so, growing herbs like dill right at home could become your new favorite pastime. In this guide, we'll explore how to cultivate dill in Central Florida, including varieties that ... READ MORE

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

Starting at the Bottom: Soil and Garden Health


April 4, 2024

Why is soil important? Let’s take a moment to break down the base of our gardens – soil! What goes on under the surface is very important to the health and happiness of your plants. Soil – Its alive! Now when we say soil, we don’t ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Compost; Manure; Vermicomposting, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Herbs, Horticulture, Inorganic Matter, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Organic Matter, Potting Soil, Produce, Right Place, Right Plant, Soil, Soil Amendment, Soil Test, Topsoil, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Oregano


April 2, 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 blog we break down how to cultivate Oregano, which is native to the Mediterranean. In this guide we explore ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Fertilizer Fundamentals: The Best Time to Fertilize


March 28, 2024

When to Fertilize So, you’ve read How to Choose a Fertilizer, and How to Apply Fertilizer, but what about when to apply fertilizer? Depending on what you plan to fertilize, the timing application may differ. For example, it is best practice ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #EdibleLandscaping, #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Environmentally Friendly, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Fruit And Vegetable, Gardening, Landscape, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Parsley


March 26, 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 parsley from the comfort of your own home, including some commonly grown ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Health, Healthy, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, Irrigation, Nutrition, Produce, Right Place, Right Plant, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water-wise

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