Monthly Archive: February 2013

Turf Tuesdays

Learn all the latest on maintaining a healthy lawn from the experts. This four-week series will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Santa Rosa County Extension Service. Schedule: February 26: pH, soil types, soil testing, turf types March 5: fertilization March 12: weed control March 19: irrigation     …

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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies – Safely!

(photo from dreamstime.com)   Eating more fruits and veggies? That’s great for your heart – and your waistline – but fresh produce can hide germs that make you sick. A little bit of preparation can help you avoid nasty foodborne illness and get the full benefits of all the vitamins, minerals and fiber found in fresh …

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Learn about Antique Roses!

rose bushes along a fence

Join in learning about antique roses at the “Mondays in the Gardens” free gardening program offered at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Gardens under the direction of Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners.  Monday, February 18th at 10 AM Sally Menk will deliver a presentation, “Antique Roses – Their History and Care” in …

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2013 NW Florida Artifical Reef Workshop

  Registration is Now Open for 2013 NW Florida Artificial Reef Workshop February 19 – 20, 2013 in Niceville, Florida.   Northwest Florida’s Artificial Reef Workshop, the first since 2006, will be held February 19 – 20, 2013 at the Niceville Community Center. The public is invited to attend all sessions of the 1.5 day …

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