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Growing Gardeners, A Starter Kit


April 2, 2024

Looking to garden in Sarasota, FL but unsure where to start? Worry not, because UF/IFAS Sarasota County Extension has resources you can put in your toolkit that can get you started AND keep you growing for years to come. These resources belong ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: Edible_gardening, Faq, Gardening, How_to_garden_in_FL, StarterKit, Vegetable_gardening, When_to_plant_in_FL
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Navigating Your Next Garden Adventure


December 16, 2023

Sarasota County is robust with green growing spaces. And, they've become easier to find and explore, with our new gardens story map. The story map—an online, interactive tool— showcases the demonstration and community gardens in our extension ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Garden, Demonstration Garden, Garden, Grow, Pgm_Gardens, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
One Seed Swiss Chard seedlings growing in a raised bed.

There’s No Place Like Home…for Gardening, That Is


December 13, 2023

There’s no place like home! When it comes to grabbing food for the dinner table, harvesting from your home garden is about as convenient as a person could want. While I primarily support edible gardening in school and community gardens ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: One Seed, Pgm_Gardens, Tiny.cc/ufsaraext_oneseed, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
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Treasure Quest


November 29, 2023

Hi there! My name is Ozzy the Otter, and I have some exciting news for you. Treasure Quest locations have popped up all across Sarasota County! Come play with me and learn all about what nature has to offer at your favorite park or library. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Adventure, Education, Fun, Game, Libraries, Parks, Pgm_Water, Quest, Treasure, TreasureQuest, Youth

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