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UF/IFAS Extension
Pinellas County

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County is the local branch of a nationwide network of land grant universities providing non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. In our state, Extension's land grant link is the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences(IFAS).

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gardenhelp@pinellascounty.org
(727) 582-2100
12520 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33774

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Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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An Earth Day Update from Sustainable Living
As we kick off Earth Month, let us take the time to review sustainability. The word is used a lot nowadays so we are going to recap what it means and some of the Sustainable Living programs we are hosting for Earth Day! What is Sustainability? The University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability defines it as “meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own

04/05/2019

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Looking to put your skills to use for a good cause?
Pinellas County 4-H Association is seeking new volunteer members from our community to help us further the mission of Pinellas County 4-H Youth Development! Do you have skills in marketing, fundraising, management, event planning, youth development, working with sponsors and donors, tech skills, or others you want to put to use? Are you retired and want to help the youth in your community? Are you a recent college grad or high.

01/31/2019

Holiday Shopping Reminders
While the holidays are often considered the most wonderful time of the year, they also take a toll on your wallets and the environment. But do not worry, there are plenty of ways to avoid breaking the bank this holiday season and to lessen your impact on the environment

12/07/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

2019 Youth Earth Day Mail Art Contest
UF/IFAS Extension invites kids 18 and under to participate in the Earth Day Mail Art Competition! Pick up your colored pencils, paintbrush, and scissors and get creative!   This year’s theme is #PlasticFreeLifestyle – there is so much plastic in the world and a lot of it does not get recycled. We want YOU to show us how you live a #PlasticFreeLifestyle! The rules are simple: you can submit any original artwork that can be

03/04/2019

Healthy Heart Month
A healthy heart is a key part of a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. February is American Hearth Month because heart disease is the leading cause of death of people in the world

02/01/2019

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    Holiday Shopping Reminders
    While the holidays are often considered the most wonderful time of the year, they also take a toll on your wallets and the environment. But do not worry, there are plenty of ways to avoid breaking the bank this holiday season and to lessen your impact on the environment

    12/07/2018

    Climate Change is a Current, and Future Issue
    The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday.  The report is broken down into chapters on sectors such as water, energy, land use, forestry, coastal effects, marine resources,

    11/30/2018