The Chester Ochs 4-H Educational Center will open it’s first inter-generational garden in Fall of 2019. The Ochs Community Garden will be open to any Pinellas County Resident interested in gardening.
As we Floridians know it is that time of year again, which means spending more money on keeping ourselves cool. Here are some cool summer savings tips on how to lower your utility bill and also stay comfortable:… Read More
Mangrove trees are very important to Florida’s coastal ecosystems. We have three species of mangrove trees in the state: red, black and white, but there are over 50 species worldwide! Mangrove habitats provide many benefits to us and… Read More
The term 4-H is synonymous with pigs and cows and state fairs. However, today 4-H is so much more than its agricultural roots. 4-H Special Interest, or SPIN, Clubs off students an opportunity to experience the fun, learning, and life… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension invites kids 18 and under to participate in the Earth Day Mail Art Competition! Pick up your colored pencils, paintbrush, and scissors and get creative! This year’s theme is #PlasticFreeLifestyle – there is so much… Read More
In case you’ve missed it, I’ve been blogging about commonly confused tree species (and, well…commonly confuses species in general). Today’s comparison focuses on how to tell apart red maple (Acer rubrum) from sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua). From a distance… Read More
A healthy heart is a key part of a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. February is American Hearth Month because heart disease is the leading cause of death of people in the world. This issue is being addressed in the… Read More
Florida is home to a variety of floating aquatic plants. These plants are supported by the many different wetland biomes that can be found here. Many of these species can be found in swamps or marshy wetlands. Floating… Read More
Pinellas County 4-H Association is seeking new volunteer members from our community to help us further the mission of Pinellas County 4-H Youth Development!