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Struggling to Grow Fruit Trees? Try These Lesser Known Florida-Friendly Edible Options!

Northwest Floridians are lucky.  We get to bask in the warm sunshine at least eight months of the year, consider it cold weather when we have to break out the fleece pullover and none of us live more than a few hours’ drive to the whitest sand you ever saw.  However, those conditions have consequences.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/25/struggling-to-grow-fruit-trees-try-these-lesser-known-florida-friendly-edible-options/

Using LEGOs to Grow Literacy Skills in 4-H Clubs

4-H Leader and Librarian, Renae Roundtree, found a way to teach not only STEM, but help youth develop a life-long passion for reading.

Books, DVD’s, audio books, magazines and…LEGO’s?  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/15/using-legos-to-grow-literacy-skills-in-4-h-clubs/

Grow Shiitake Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Grow Shiitake Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/29/grow-shiitake-mushrooms-in-your-backyard/

Judging Teams Grow Workforce Skills

Youth competing at the North Florida Fair Horticulture Judging Contest. Photo credit: UF IFAS Leon County 4-H

Youth competing at the North Florida Fair Horticulture Judging Contest. Photo credit: UF IFAS …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/16/judging-teams-grow-workforce-skills/

Grow Confidence with Blue Ribbon 4-H Public Presentations

4-H has given Cass Dillard the confidence to deliver his first illustrated talk at the Washington County 4-H Events.

4-H has helped this Washington County …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/25/grow-confidence-with-blue-ribbon-4-h-public-presentations/

Grow an Herb Garden!

Grow an Herb Garden!

Herbs are plants that are grown for the special flavor and aroma of their various parts.  They are used mainly to season, enrich, or otherwise improve the taste or smell of certain foods. Since they are not classified …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/12/grow-an-herb-garden/

Onions: Taste Good, Easy to Grow, and Many Varieties from which to Choose

Onions: Taste Good, Easy to Grow, and Many Varieties from which to Choose

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/24/onions-taste-good-easy-to-grow-and-many-varieties-from-which-to-choose/

Flies That Help Our Garden Grow

Hover Fly. Image Credit EDIS, Roy Frye

Hover Fly. Image Credit EDIS, Roy Frye

When someone mentions flies, we think of buzzing around our heads, maggots in decomposing materials, and unclean conditions. It is time …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/14/flies-that-help-our-garden-grow/

What Crops to Grow in 2014?

What Crops to Grow in 2014?

Provided by Dr. Nathan Smith, UGA Extension Economist

Provided by Dr. Nathan Smith, UGA Extension Economist

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/13/what-crops-to-grow-in-2014/

Starting a Fruit Orchard or an Edible Landscape? What Should I Grow? Fall is the Time to Decide !

fruitThe avid gardener has heard on many occasions that fall is the best time of the year to plant trees and shrubs. Correct! Now is the time to start a fruit orchard or an edible landscape.  As the seasons transition into much cooler weather, now is the ideal planting season for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/25/starting-a-fruit-orchard-or-an-edible-landscape-what-should-i-grow-fall-is-the-time-to-decide/

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