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UF/IFAS Extension
Leon County

UF/IFAS Leon Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership throughout Florida, with the mission to improve our lives by developing knowledge in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.

(850) 606-5200
615 Paul Russell Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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The Joys of Growing Elephant Garlic
The Joys of Growing Elephant Garlic By Molly Jameson One of my all-time favorite vegetables to grow and eat is elephant garlic. While related to garlic, elephant garlic (Allium


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‘Near Normal’ Hurricane Season Means Take All Precautions
The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a "near normal" Atlantic Hurricane Season this year


4-H Youth Grow for the Community at the Public Library Food Forest
Wakulla 4-H members started a Food Forest Garden at the Wakulla County Public Library in 2020.  Adult volunteers and youth volunteers embraced an outdoor activity with a purpose


Bay County 4-H Camps are in full swing!
If you are looking for a summer activity for your child then look no further. Help your child develop pivotal life skills to help them grow and develop while having fun with their peers


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    Florida Land Steward Update, June 8, 2023
    TIME TO PLAN FOR FALL-WINTER TREE PLANTING AND ORDER SEEDLINGS If you plan to plant trees this coming fall-winter season, it’s time to get your plans together, order seedlings, and get planting contractors booked. Most nurseries start taking orders in spring to early summer, and pine seedlings sell out very quickly


    How to Add Fun to Your Required Summer Reading
    Required summer reading can often be a total snooze fest, but it doesn’t have to be! Check out the ideas listed here to find inspiration on making reading those required books more fun.   Use It to Boost Your Annual Reading Goals If you’re not already signed up, head over to Goodreads to create an account and track the books you read throughout the year