Educating with Extension Newsletters

Each month, the Extension Service publishes a newsletter about its exciting programs and events both past and upcoming. See what we are doing and how you can become involved. 

Harvested pea shoots. Photo credit Kitty SomervilleFor our December 2019 newsletter, we featured an article written by our UF-IFAS Environmental Horticulture Agent, Michelle Leonard-Mularz, called What's Growing in My Garden:

"The tropical environment of the Florida Keys, provides year-round growing opportunities for edible plants and vegetables. However, there are some things that should be taken into consideration for successful gardening in the tropical south. First, our summers are too hot and humid for many of our traditional vegetables. This can seem counter-intuitive since many of us come from other areas of the Country where the bulk of the gardening is done in the spring and summer..."

To read the article, and find events and programs of the Extension Service, check out the December 2019 Newsletter

If you, or someone you know, would like to begin receiving these newsletters, please contact Liz Yongue, at or (305) 292-4501. 

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