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UF/IFAS Extension
Hillsborough County

Located just minutes from Tampa, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County provides education and information to Hillsborough County residents and businesses through workshops, publications, and mass media.

(813) 744-5519
5339 County Road 579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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UF/IFAS Extension offers Gardening with Native Plants in Hybrid Format
Florida native plants are a smart choice for your landscape. They are well-suited for survival in Florida and provide a number of ecological benefits to our environment


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National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”


Soil Testing at UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension
Florida’s year-round growing season is a great reason to love gardening. While we have different seasons, the one constant for our plants is the soil that they’re grown in


UF/IFAS Extension offers Butterfly Gardening Class in Hybrid Format
If you interested in attracting butterflies to your yard, then this class is for you! Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday March 9th from 10 to 11:30am to learn what to plant when to get your butterfly garden started. This class will be offered as a hybrid format so you can join in person or by Zoom webinar


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    Tampa Bay Community Water Wise Awards Program
    Does your landscape have what it takes to win? Enter soon to find out!The Tampa Bay Community Water Wise Awards, sponsored by Tampa Bay Water, UF/IFAS Extension and Florida-Friendly Landscaping™, were created to recognize individuals and businesses committed to conserving our water resources and protecting the.


    Tips for Starting a Vegetable Garden
    If you are getting started with growing your own vegetables in Florida, start by reading the Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide, available in English and Spanish. Choose a site that is full sun with access to water