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Create a Safe Haven to Attract Pollinators

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come learn how to attract pollinators to your garden.  Gain basic skills in several areas including:  what flowers to plant, proper feed set up, and water resources at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar.Registration recommended.3-23-19 Create a Safe Haven to Attract Pollinators

Food Safety & Quality Program

March 26 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

ServSafe Manager’s class and exam sessions will continue in Pasco County. ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working in the food industry. Whether your current certification is about to expire and your employer requires you to stay current on your certification, or you will be taking it for the first time to start your own restaurant business, the ServSafe certificate, which is nationally recognized through the National Restaurant Association and is good for five years, is now…

Food Safety & Quality Program

March 26 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The University of Florida's Food Safety and Quality Program is dedicated to providing training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment.This training is offered through IFAS Cooperative Extension County Offices throughout the State of Florida. We conduct a comprehensive training that provides the most up-to-date information and current regulations. University of Florida County Faculty teach the program and can create a personalized training for your establishment.Upon successful…

Florida Native Plants

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn more about use of native plants including ground covers and wild flowers to produce landscapes that are rich in diversity, low maintenance, drought resistant and attractive.  Come join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.4-2-19 Florida Native Plants

Butterflies and their Blooms

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Design a successful butterfly garden that will attract butterflies, give them a reason to stay, and create more of the "flowers that fly".  Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.4-3-19 Butterflies and Their Blooms

Understanding Florida Cottage Food Law – Learning How To Start a Cottage Fo…

April 5 @ 8:45 am - 4:45 pm

This workshop is intended to provide the audience with general information on food safety and quality, product development, and regulatory requirements for Florida cottage food operation. The target audience is anyone who is interested in running his/her own cottage food business in Florida. The registration fee for the course is $55 (If registered by Mar 24th, the fee will be $45). Registration includes course materials, lunch, coffee breaks and certificate of completion. Please register by Apr 1st. Due to the…

6th Annual Suncoast Credit Union Schoolhouse Hustle 5K/10K/1-Mile Walk for Chalk

April 6 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

6th Annual Race Event – Citrus County’s largest! 5K & 10K with custom Finisher Medals for every runner. Professionally managed by DRC Sports. Awards 3-deep in 9 age groups (including 5 for those under 18 years). Tech shirts for all. Virtual Entry available. Early Packet Pickup set for night before. Citrus County’s largest charity Walk. "Walk for Chalk" with Superintendent Himmel and other local education & community leaders. Family Health Expo - Health, Education, Safety, and other youth-oriented Community vendors.…

Learn & Grow Volunteer Days (Monthly Event)

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2019

Join us at the Pasco County Farmden & Community Garden the first Saturday of every month, November 3, 2018 thru May 4, 2019, from 9am to Noon, for our Learn & Grow volunteer days. We will be weeding, harvesting, washing produce, and planting. Learn about gardening as you help us grow food for our community. This fall, all the produce from our farm will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, which is open every Thursday in Dade…

Spring Into Gardening (series of 5 classes)

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Join us for this Free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension teaching series, where you will learn about various vegetable garden and composting theme topics. Classes will take place the second Monday of each month, January thru May, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm at the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension One Stop Shop Office. Class Schedule: January 14: Canning Your Produce February 11: Growing Mushrooms at Home March 11: Vermicomposting April 8: Vegetable Gardening Basics May 13: Composting Horse Manure 101 * All classes…

All About Ferns

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This seminar will explore fern culture.  Learn the history of ferns, the many varieties that will grow in your garden, and how to cultivate and propagate your own.  Come learn about this and more at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.4-11-19 All About Ferns

Mid Spring Veggies

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn what to plant during mid spring, before the summer heat returns.  Successful veggie gardening means knowing what to plant when.  Come learn how at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Registration requested. Mid Spring Veggies

#101 Propagation from Seeds

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

First in a series on propagation, we delve into seeds.  We find out the what's and why's of seeds.  Learn some tricks to the trade to successfully germinate seeds and to raise the seedlings to beautiful plants.  Attractive and productive gardens are attainable on a budget.4-13-19 #101 Propagation from Seeds

Container Gardener

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come to this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar to learn the "how-to's" of planting flowers, foliage and herbs in containers and then watch them flourish.Registration recommended.4-13-19 Container Gardening

Lawn Care

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Florida Friendly Landscape Program Manager will present a program on what choices you have in planting a new lawn, the best choice, time and care.  Take the guess work out of turf and learn what your options are from an expert.  Come learn how at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.4-16-19 Lawn Care

Earth Day Celebration!

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monday, April 22, 2019 UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension is partnering with the Florida Forest Service, Keep Pasco Beautiful, and numerous county departments to bring Earth Day to Dade City. Event details: UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension – One Stop Shop, in Dade City from Noon to 3pm. Admission is free. Pet adoptions, free trees and native flowers, mosquito control, gardening, recycling information and much more! The purpose of the event is to increase environmental stewardship education and share information with county…

New Master Gardener Training Preview & Volunteer Fair

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This preview session details the requirements and application process for new Pasco Master Gardeners. A Volunteer Fair will begin at 6:00 pm just prior to this preview session. All prospective MGs must attend a preview Meet & Greet to learn more about the program. Pre-Registration in required due to limited seating.

Backyard Fruit Trees in Florida

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

There are many different types of fruit trees that can be grown in your backyard.  This seminar covers how to select, plant and care for them so you can "reap the fruits" of your labor.  Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar and we will show you how. Registration requested. 5-1-19 Backyard Fruit Trees in Florida

Ginger

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This presentation will cover the various types of ginger that can be grown in our region.  How to care for, propagate and landscape with gingers will also be presented.  Come learn how at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.5-1-19 Ginger

Butterflies and their Blooms

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn the steps to creating a successful butterfly garden that will attract butterflies, give them a reason to stay and create more of the "flowers that fly".  Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.5-4-19 Butterflies and Their Blooms

Butterflies and their Blooms

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn the six steps in designing a successful butterfly garden that will attract butterflies, give them a reason to stay, and create more of the "flowers that fly" at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.  Registration recommended.5-7-19 Butterflies and Their Blooms

Kitchen Botany

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You may know more than you think about botany from everyday interactions with plants in the kitchen.  We will explore where our fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices really come from and how many of them were "domesticated" from wild plants.  Recommended for adults and youth over 12 years old.  Come Learn moreaat this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.5-9-19 Kitchen Botany

Florida Native Plants

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Why use native plants in your landscape?  Learn why these plants change your landscape, maintain water quality, bring wildlife to your gardens, attract butterflies and maintain color year round.  Come to this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar and learn how. Registration requested. 5-9-19 Florida Native Plants

Caring for Your Trees

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Trees require proper care to enhance their beauty, extend their life and create maximum shade.  This FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar will give you the skills you need to know to turn the trees in your yard into the pride of your landscape.  Come and listen to this certified arborist explain the importance of trees.Registration recommended.5-11-19 Caring for Your Trees

Beginning Vegetable Gardening

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Interested in starting a vegetable garden, but have no idea where to begin?  Join us for this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar, where you will learn about how to choose a location for a garden, what makes good soil, when to plant diffrent vegetables, and how to control common vegetable garden pests.Registration recommended.5-11-19 Beginning Vegetable Gardening

Backyard Fruit Trees

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wondering about what fruit grows well in Pasco, what unexpected surprises may pop up?  Learn what, when, where, and how to grow and care for fruit trees at home.  Come learn how at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extenstion seminar.Registration recommended.5-21-19 Backyard Fruit Trees

Farm to Table Summer Camp

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 7, 2019

Join us for the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Farm to Table Summer Youth Camp. Kids will learn how to grow their own food, the importance of attaining fruits and vegetables in their diet, and environmental conservation. Get ready for hands-on activities in the classroom paired with interactive lessons in the garden. Daily science experiments like how to make/use a solar oven to dehydrate food will be taught. Let’s go outside, get our hands dirty, and have fun! Each day, participants will…

Preparing Landscapes for Hurricane Season

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

With the 2019 hurricane season fast approaching, prepare your trees and landscapes with guidance by an experienced certified arborist including lessons learned from past stormes.  Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended.6-4-19 Preparing Landscapes for Hurricane Season

Florida Native Plants-What, Why & How

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Why use native plants in your landscape?  Learn why these plants change your landscape, maintain water quality, bring wildlife to your gardens, attract butterflies and maintain color year round.  Come to this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar and learn how.Registration recommended.6-8-19 Florida Native Plants - What, Why & How

Attracting Birds to your Florida Garden

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Interested in learning more about birds and attracting them to your garden?  Join us for this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar, where you can learn how to identify common garden birds and what you need to plant to attract them.Registration recommended.6-8-19 Attracting Birds to your Florida Garden

Florida Friendly Landscaping

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The term Florida Friendly Landscape has been around for years but there is still some confusion over what such a landscape would look like, and yes Florida Friendly Landscapes can fit into any community!  Learn how at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar.Registration recommended6-13-19 Florida Friendly Landscaping

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