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St. Johns County

In Florida, the Cooperative Extension Service is administered by the University of Florida. St. Johns County Commissioners provide support for local faculty, staff and facilities. Check out our recent blog posts below. You can "sort by your interest" to see blogs from other program areas.

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St. Augustine, FL 32092


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Houseplants for Health and Wellbeing
It is well known that plants and gardening can promote wellbeing. Most of you reading this are likely gardeners or plant enthusiasts who have first hand experience with the myriad benefits caring for our green friends can impart


What's Going on in Florida

Growing Local in St. Johns County – A New Event in October!
This fall, the St. Johns County Extension Office will be Growing Local! For many years, we have hosted the Datil Pepper Fall Festival the first weekend of October in St


Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that


Volunteers and Extension Agents Needed to Coach 4-H Horticulture Teams
4-H Horticulture State Contest The Florida 4-H State Horticulture Identification and Judging Contest took place in June at the Alachua County Extension Office in Newberry. This contest provided an opportunity for youth to demonstrate their skill and knowledge in identifying and judging a wide variety of fruits and nuts, vegetables, flowers/foliage, and ornamental plants


4-H Cloverbuds Blossom at Summer Day Camp
Do you want to know what all the 4-H buzz is about? Read on to get a glimpse into our first summer day camp of the 2022 year! The 4-H Bugs & Blooms Cloverbud Summer Day Camp kicked off the start to a long list of exciting camps for St. Johns County 4-H


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    Hovering Parents Can Inhibit Independence
    It happens every so often.  A youth is struggling with their project work, and a parent swoops in to rescue them


    Components of a 4-H Club Meeting: Recreation
    Do you want to learn how to build the FUN in your meetings? Throughout the 4-H year, our leaders and youth members meet once a month to conduct their 4-H club meeting. A 4-H club meeting is comprised of three parts: recreation, business, and education