UF/IFAS
Extension Pasco County

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, Pasco Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS, Watson Park

What to do with cold damaged plants…


January 8, 2018

The recent bout of cold weather might have damaged some of your cold-sensitive plants. Don’t make the mistake of doing the wrong thing, thinking you are aiding the plant. Here are some tips that will help you decide what to do now. If the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cold Damage, Freezing, Frost, Plants, Pruning, Sensitive, Temperatures, Weather, Winter

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, Program, Skills, University Of Florida, Vegetables, Volunteers, Wheelchair

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