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Is finding school garden funding a New Year’s resolution?


December 27, 2021

Growing a school garden and looking for grant support? Perhaps finding funding is your New Year's resolution. After all- when you live in Florida, school gardens are in-season in January. Fortunately for you there are grants linked below. Some ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Edible Gardening, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pgm_Gardens, Sarasota, School Garden Grant, School_garden, Teacher Training, Volunteer, Youth Garden

Dig-in to school gardens on June 17 with our School Garden Workshop 2021


June 10, 2021

As we complete another school year and segue into summer, we celebrate our school gardens with our annual school garden workshop. Join us June 17 for this free event, as we dig in to school gardens! We'll over your most-requested topics, including: ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Bug, Curriculum, Edible Gardening, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pgm_Gardens, School Garden, Shared Spaces, Teacher Training, Vermiculture, Youth Development
various fruits and vegetables arranged for photographic display, including apples, carrots, bananas, peppers, mangos and more

IFAS seeks input on urban agriculture issues, priorities


May 26, 2021

The UF/IFAS College of Agricultural Life and Sciences sent the following request May 26, re an urban agriculture survey: Tell us about your urban agriculture needs, barriers, and opportunities. Dr. Catherine Campbell at the University of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Fruits, Pgm_Admin, Urban Ag, Urban Agriculture, Vegetables

Sow some green habits (along with some vegetables) with the Family Green Living Kit


May 14, 2021

By Sophia Moundous and Mindy Hanak Sarasota County’s Family Green Living Kits can help foster sustainability lessons in many ways. The kits are filled with fun, interactive activities and books for all ages. Grab a kit from your local library ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Natural Resources, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Community Garden, Curriculum, Demo, Edible, Family, Garden, Gardening, Green, Green Living, Library, One Seed, Pgm_Gardens, Pgm_Sustain, Salad, School Garden, Seed Tape, Sustainability, Video, Youth
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – citizen scientist in the garden


May 11, 2021

By Carol Wyatt-Evens and Sarah Bostick Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the Sunshine State can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Beneficial Insects, Citizen Scientist, Companion Planting, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Mulch, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Trap Crops
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – fertilizer and plant nutrients


May 6, 2021

By Carol Wyatt-Evens and Sarah Bostick Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the Sunshine State can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Fertilizer, Garden, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Plant Nutrients
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – mulch


May 4, 2021

By Carol Wyatt-Evens and Sarah Bostick Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the Sunshine State can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Garden, Mulch, Organic Matter, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Soil
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – garden planning and keeping notes


May 3, 2021

By Carol Wyatt-Evens and Sarah Bostick Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the Sunshine State can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Food, Garden, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – trellises


May 3, 2021

By Carol Wyatt-Evens and Sarah Bostick Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating, at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the Sunshine State can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Garden, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Trellis

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