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Garden Hours 9 am - 4 pm M - F 
Second Saturday of Month 9 am - 4 pm



Water-wise plantSecond Saturday in the Garden

December 12: Caring for Crape Myrtles  10:00 am  This class will discuss proper pruning, fertilization, and care of crape myrtles. We will also talk about the newest cultivars that come in a variety of color and sizes. Register on line.


A tomoato being hand-washed in a kitchen sink.Food Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

If turkey, stuffing and gravy or other perishable foods are left out a room temperature longer than two hours or for one hour above 90 degrees, the Food Safety Inspection Service of USDA recommends you discard them.

Food safety facts vs. myths, click here.  More information of food safety tips - click here,


American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) I'm "Dining In" on December 3rd

UF/IFAS has committed to "Dine In" to promote the second annual Family and Consumer Sciences Day. The goal is to encourage and have 200,000 families commit to make and eat a healthy meal together on December 3rd.  Register here to commit to Dining In.

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UF/IFAS Extension has launched an easy-to-use, comprehensive Web site: Solutions for Your Life.

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