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Skip the Birdfeeder, Plant a Tree
Skip the Birdfeeder, Plant a Tree Originally published in the Tallahassee Democrat By Rachel Mathes Birdfeeders are great additions to the wildlife-friendly landscape, but they can be a hassle to keep clean and filled up, especially in our brutal summer months. In addition to all the fuss of keeping up a birdfeeder, they do not provide
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
‘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
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