UF IFAS Extension Master Gardeners Bradford County

UF IFAS Extension Master Gardeners Bradford County This page was established to help you answer your garden or landscaping questions.

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09/26/2020

Any Master Gardener will tell you...๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ

4-H agents and specialists around the state worked together to create a live stream video documenting the 21-day develop...
06/04/2020
As online learning adds stress, 4-H helps Florida schools, students keep science fun

4-H agents and specialists around the state worked together to create a live stream video documenting the 21-day development of chicken eggs to support the science education of hundreds of Florida students in the time of COVID-19.
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4-H agents and specialists around the state are creating online videos to support the science education of hundreds of Florida students.

Mindfulness not only reduces stress and anxiety, it also boosts your immune system. Learn how you can begin practicing m...
06/02/2020

Mindfulness not only reduces stress and anxiety, it also boosts your immune system. Learn how you can begin practicing mindfulness throughout your day. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy1381
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Three UF/IFAS experts answer common questions about grocery shopping and food safety amidst COVID-19. Get the facts abou...
05/31/2020
COVID 19 response: Your grocery disinfection and food-safety questions answered

Three UF/IFAS experts answer common questions about grocery shopping and food safety amidst COVID-19. Get the facts about safe shopping.
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Itโ€™s a battle of facts vs. myths in the rush to get information to the public about how consumers can safely shop for groceries and handle food without too much stress during the coronavirus pandemic.... Read More

05/29/2020

These delicious Greek Flatbreads are topped with tasty veggies. Easy to follow but incredibly nutritious, this recipe will help keep your immune system functioning at its highest level.
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Staying productive while working from home can be a challenge. Get proven strategies to help you get settled, decrease d...
05/27/2020
How to Work from Home Without Losing Your Mind (Mostly)

Staying productive while working from home can be a challenge. Get proven strategies to help you get settled, decrease distractions and reduce anxiety while you navigate this โ€œnew normal."
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For many workers, this past few weeks we have been asked to do many things differently. We have been asked to navigate working from home, self isolation, online learning with our kids and grocery shortages.... Read More

The CDC, FDA, and U.S. Department of Agriculture agree that there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associa...
05/22/2020
COVID-19 and food safety: Fact and fiction for food production and disinfection

The CDC, FDA, and U.S. Department of Agriculture agree that there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID-19. Learn more about food safety & COVID-19.
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By Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. โ€” Consumers are being bombarded with tips for what to do with their groceries during the coronavirus crisis. Leave them in the garage for three days? Wash the produce... Read More

If youโ€™re one of the many Americans who is having to suddenly adjust the family budget, you might be finding it hard to ...
05/18/2020

If youโ€™re one of the many Americans who is having to suddenly adjust the family budget, you might be finding it hard to talk about money with your family. This guide discusses how you can open up the conversation and get everyone on the same page. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy227
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05/16/2020
UF Health

Pregnant women have many questions about how COVID-19 could affect their health or the health of their baby. Dr. Rasmussen of UF Health speaks to common concerns and discusses the best preventative measures in this video.
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Pregnancy can be a difficult time during a global pandemic. Our UF Health physicians are here to discuss your concerns about COVID-19 and pregnancy. If you have a question that you want answered about COVID-19 and children in a future video, please email us at: [email protected]

05/13/2020
UF IFAS Solutions

These banana power cookies are sure to give your immune system a boost. Watch this video for the simple, five-ingredient recipe.
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Dessert just got a lot more interesting!

05/12/2020
UF Health

While social distancing is key, itโ€™s also important to stay engaged with friends and family, especially the elderly or immunosuppressed. UF Health explains why we should help the most vulnerable in our communities feel connected at this time, and ways you can reach out.
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As we are encouraged to engage in social distancing during the coronavirus crisis, how do we stay engaged with our elderly friends and family members? In this short video, University of Florida experts discuss different methods to stay connected in the absence of in-person visits.

Based on current research, the risk of transferring coronavirus by food packaging is very low. Learn how you can minimiz...
05/06/2020

Based on current research, the risk of transferring coronavirus by food packaging is very low. Learn how you can minimize your risk while shopping at the grocery store. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fs348
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05/03/2020
UF Health

Itโ€™s normal to experience some anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak. This short video explains how you can identify if your anxiety, or your childโ€™s anxiety, is becoming unhealthy.
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As the coronavirus continues to impact our daily lives, how do we know if our anxiety is reaching unhealthy levels? During this short video, experts from the University of Florida's Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders (COARD) weigh in and provide tips to manage anxiety. Learn more about COARD: https://coard.psychiatry.ufl.edu

If you or a family member begins to show signs of coronavirus, itโ€™s important to take the steps outlined below to avoid ...
04/30/2020

If you or a family member begins to show signs of coronavirus, itโ€™s important to take the steps outlined below to avoid infecting others during recovery. Get access to the most up-to-date information on preventing coronavirus on the UF/IFAS COVID-19 Resources page. https://tinyurl.com/qpwfeth
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04/28/2020
UF IFAS Solutions

Nutritious foods strengthen our immune systems and keep us healthy. This simple recipe for sweet potato & black bean chili only uses a few ingredients to create a dish thatโ€™s both delicious and nutritious.
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Nutritious foods strengthen our immune systems and keep us healthy. This simple recipe for sweet potato & black bean chili only uses a few ingredients to create a dish thatโ€™s both delicious and nutritious.
**This is a state-wide public service message provided by UF/IFAS**

Is coronavirus a concern when ordering drive-thru, takeout, or delivery? Current research says that these options are lo...
04/25/2020

Is coronavirus a concern when ordering drive-thru, takeout, or delivery? Current research says that these options are low-risk. Get answers to common concerns surrounding COVID-19 when ordering from a restaurant. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fs349
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If you donโ€™t have access to store-bought hand sanitizer, consider making some at home. The World Health Organization rec...
04/23/2020

If you donโ€™t have access to store-bought hand sanitizer, consider making some at home. The World Health Organization recommends the following recipe. Get access to the most up-to-date information on preventing coronavirus on the UF/IFAS COVID-19 Resources page. https://tinyurl.com/qpwfeth
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There are many general assistance programs for those in the agriculture industry, such as the Farmer Relief Fund. Learn ...
04/21/2020

There are many general assistance programs for those in the agriculture industry, such as the Farmer Relief Fund. Learn more about available programs on the UF/IFAS COVID-19 Resources page. https://tinyurl.com/rmfntkm
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The UF/IFAS COVID-19 Resources page has key information for those managing businesses in the food service, grocery, or a...
04/19/2020

The UF/IFAS COVID-19 Resources page has key information for those managing businesses in the food service, grocery, or agriculture industries. Learn how you can help limit the spread of coronavirus and keep your employees safe. https://tinyurl.com/rmfntkm

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Learn the most recent recommendations for preventing coronavirus in your household on the UF/IFAS COVID-19 Resources pag...
04/17/2020

Learn the most recent recommendations for preventing coronavirus in your household on the UF/IFAS COVID-19 Resources page. https://tinyurl.com/qpwfeth
**This is a state-wide public service message provided by UF/IFAS**

03/18/2020

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 CDC guidelines IFAS is canceling all public gatherings by Master Gardeners until after May 1st. That includes our Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2020. We hope to be able to reschedule it after that date.

Planted the vegetable garden for Bradford ARC this afternoon! Tomatoes, bell peppers, bush beans & okra. ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ’š
03/11/2020

Planted the vegetable garden for Bradford ARC this afternoon! Tomatoes, bell peppers, bush beans & okra. ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ’š

Come by & say hello! ๐Ÿฆ‹๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ
03/06/2020

Come by & say hello! ๐Ÿฆ‹๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ

Just a few of the many succulent varieties we will have at our Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2020. ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ
03/05/2020

Just a few of the many succulent varieties we will have at our Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2020. ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ

Come by & see us & find out how you can become a Master Gardener!
03/04/2020

Come by & see us & find out how you can become a Master Gardener!

More of the many plants we will have at our Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2020! They are all great for attrac...
03/04/2020

More of the many plants we will have at our Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2020! They are all great for attracting pollinators! Bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. I will be posting more so keep watching our page. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ›

It's fair week! Hope everyone comes by the Bradford County Fair to see the variety of plants on exhibit in the adult & y...
03/03/2020

It's fair week! Hope everyone comes by the Bradford County Fair to see the variety of plants on exhibit in the adult & youth divisions. Master Gardeners will be on hand each night to answer any questions you may have. Stop by & say hello & find out how you can become a Master Gardener. ๐Ÿฆ‹๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ

Plant judging this morning at the Bradford County Fair! Thank you Baker County Extension for volunteering as our judges ...
03/03/2020

Plant judging this morning at the Bradford County Fair! Thank you Baker County Extension for volunteering as our judges today. You did an excellent job!

Posting some more of the many plants we will have at our Spring Fling Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2020! They are a...
02/27/2020

Posting some more of the many plants we will have at our Spring Fling Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2020! They are all great for attracting pollinators! Bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. I will be posting more so keep watching our page. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ›

Spring Plant Sale April 18, 2020! Come & purchase these beautiful plants that will attract bees, butterflies & hummingbi...
02/25/2020

Spring Plant Sale April 18, 2020!
Come & purchase these beautiful plants that will attract bees, butterflies & hummingbirds to your garden!

Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 18, 2020! Come by & get your blueberries & Meyer Lemon trees! 8 am to noon! Bradford C...
02/25/2020

Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 18, 2020! Come by & get your blueberries & Meyer Lemon trees! 8 am to noon! Bradford County Extension, U.S. hwy 301, Starke.

Spring Plant Sale is coming soon! Mark your calendars. You don't want to miss this great event!
02/23/2020

Spring Plant Sale is coming soon! Mark your calendars. You don't want to miss this great event!

Strawberry Taste Test with Bradford Middle & High School FFA students!
02/20/2020

Strawberry Taste Test with Bradford Middle & High School FFA students!

Rose Succulents Are A Thing And They Look Straight Out Of A Fairytale
01/04/2020
Rose Succulents Are A Thing And They Look Straight Out Of A Fairytale

Rose Succulents Are A Thing And They Look Straight Out Of A Fairytale

Called Greenovia Dodrentalis, these succulents have curved layered petals that make the plants look just like roses. Mostly theyโ€™re found in the Canary Islands but we would say they belong somewhere in a fairy tale because of how unique and magical they look! Keep on scrolling to check out some pi...

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Donna Meng Gilbert
SAVE THE DATE: Monday, October 23rd @ 9:30! Fun fall themed workshop. More details really soon. No tricks, just treats! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘ป