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UF/IFAS Extension
Highlands County

The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation.

Contact

highlands@ifas.ufl.edu
(863) 402-6540
4509 George Blvd.
Sebring, FL 33875

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Keeping Your Yard Florida-Friendly
Keeping it Green If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the difficulty

04/15/2020

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Garden Festival is replacing the Master Gardener Plant Sale
Garden Festival and Plant Sale They say time flies while you're having fun. This may explain why the Garden Festival feels like it is coming so quickly

08/07/2018

Experience Gifting
Black Friday is just two days away, leaving many people searching to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones this holiday season. As a parent I find myself asking the bigger question

11/27/2019

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

Don’t forget to eat your vegetables.
Your parents were right Your parents probably told you to eat your vegetables. Over and over again

12/27/2019

Master Gardener of the Year honored at banquet
The Highlands County Master Gardeners held their year-end banquet at the Island View Restaurant Monday evening, and installed their new officers. They also honored some Master Gardeners that excelled at volunteering this year

12/20/2019

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    Experience Gifting
    Black Friday is just two days away, leaving many people searching to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones this holiday season. As a parent I find myself asking the bigger question

    11/27/2019

    Beekeeping, not just a hobby.
    The incredible honey bee There is nothing quite like a the honey bee. They are one of natures great pollinators

    08/27/2019