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Edibles for the Fall to Winter to Spring Garden


November 18, 2022

At t=the local grocery store produce department,  so many different vegetables that may be purchased at any time, whether in season or not!  Vegetables that are always available include tomatoes, peppers, yellow squash, zucchini, lettuce, ... READ MORE

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Tags: Brussels Sprouts, Cool Season Vegetables, Garden Mustard, Gardening Guide, Lisa Sanderson, Peas, Snow Peas, Sumter County Demo Garden, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Vegetables

Plant Camellias for Winter Interest in your Garden


November 18, 2022

Camellias are a delightful evergreen, flowering shrub choice for your fall to winter garden in Sumter County.   Camellias came to America from Asia in the late 1700, and  since 1900 southern gardeners have been planting them in their gardens. Types ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Camellia, Camellia Japonica, Camellia Pests, Camellia Sasanqua, Evergreen Shrubs, Flowering Shrubs, Landscape Plants, Lisa Sanderson, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Winter Flowers

My First Florida 4-H Legislature Experience: Insights from a 4-H Agent to Senior 4-H’ers and their Parents


July 26, 2022

In June of this year, I had the opportunity to attend my very first Florida 4-H Legislature session. Although I grew up as a Florida 4-H’er and heard this event mentioned over the years, I never knew what it was or attended; something I deeply ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H Citizenship, 4-H Leadership, 4-H Legislature, Career Readiness, Positive Youth Development, Workforce Readiness, Youth Leadership

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