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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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Squash Thanksgiving Waste
The holidays are a great time for friends, family, and good food. All of this celebration, however, does come as a cost

11/09/2018

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Pinellas County 4-H Fall 2018 Events
Back to school, fall, and everything that comes with it is just around the corner!  Pinellas County 4-H has a TON of great events coming up, with something for everyone. The new 4-H year officially begins on September 1, 2018

07/10/2018

Step Aside Halloween-Let’s celebrate seafood too!
Jared Mason Dietetic Intern Bay Pines VA Healthcare System October has arrived! While October is synonymous with Halloween for many of us, let’s not forget that October is National Seafood Month. In celebration of this month-long extravaganza, we will be bringing you some information about the different types of seafood and the good taste and great nutrition that seafood brings to the table

10/09/2018

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

November is National Diabetes Month
Sierra Ditto Dietetic Intern Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Diabetes affects over 30 million Americans. In fact, every year over one million Americans are diagnosed

11/06/2018

Energy Action Month: Fighting Energy Monsters
Energy monsters lurk all around your home and can cost you a lot of money. October is Energy Action Month, so let’s explore some ways to fight off energy monsters! The biggest energy monster in your home is your HVAC unit

10/19/2018

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    Step Aside Halloween-Let’s celebrate seafood too!
    Jared Mason Dietetic Intern Bay Pines VA Healthcare System October has arrived! While October is synonymous with Halloween for many of us, let’s not forget that October is National Seafood Month. In celebration of this month-long extravaganza, we will be bringing you some information about the different types of seafood and the good taste and great nutrition that seafood brings to the table

    10/09/2018

    Celebrate the Goodness of Whole Grains
    Brittany Thomas Dietetic Intern- Bay Pines VA Bay Pines Health Care System The month of September is National Whole Grains Month which means it’s time to explore the many different flavors, textures, and nutritional benefits that whole grains have to offer us! Anatomy of a Whole Grain Are all grains whole grains? Not necessarily. All grains begin as whole grains however not all grains make it to grocery store shelves

    09/25/2018