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UF/IFAS Extension
Flagler County

UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County is a partnership between State, Federal, and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. You can check out our recent blog posts below. You can "sort by your interest" to see blogs from other program areas.

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flagler@ifas.ufl.edu
386.437.7464
150 Sawgrass Road
Bunnell, FL 32110

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Health Benefits of Gardening
DID YOU KNOW THESE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARDENING?  30 minutes of digging and shoveling burns about 150 calories. This is equivalent to riding a stationary bike at the gym for the same amount of time

06/29/2019

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Are you prepared for the next big wildfire?
Experts from the Florida Forest Service will discuss the wildfires of 1998, and steps that forest managers and homeowners can take to prevent a repeat of that catastrophic year. When?: 10 am—noon Friday, August 30, 2019 Where?: UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, 150 Sawgrass Rd

07/16/2019

Learning to Feed the World One Cabbage at a Time
That is exactly what Skyler Strickland did this school year! Skyler is a 3rd grade student at Bunnell Elementary School and she grew the largest cabbage in her school’s 2018 Bonnie Cabbage Contest.  The program is provided by a partnership with the school, Bonnie Plant Company, and Flagler County 4-H

05/29/2018

With UF/IFAS Extension, It’s Always Time to Learn
It’s August, and the long, hot days of summer are slowly beginning to wane. At the retail stores, beach balls and pool noodles are losing shelf space to notebooks and backpacks

08/08/2019

Tax Refund
If you receive a tax refund this year, it may be tempting to spend it on new electronics, a vacation or some other luxury item. Before rushing to the car dealership, furniture store or shopping center, take a moment to reflect on your financial situation

01/28/2019

Pumpkins
Pumpkins are a member of the gourd family, which includes cucumbers, honeydew melons, cantaloupe, watermelons and zucchini. Beta-carotene is responsible for giving pumpkins their bright, orange color

11/05/2018

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    Learning to Feed the World One Cabbage at a Time
    That is exactly what Skyler Strickland did this school year! Skyler is a 3rd grade student at Bunnell Elementary School and she grew the largest cabbage in her school’s 2018 Bonnie Cabbage Contest.  The program is provided by a partnership with the school, Bonnie Plant Company, and Flagler County 4-H

    05/29/2018

    Florida Fresh: Eggplant
    The eggplant was first grown some 4,000 years ago in India and Pakistan. Thomas Jefferson , who grew eggplant in his garden at Monticello, is thought to have originally introduced the plant to the United States

    04/26/2018