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UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County

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Growing Groceries: Healthy (and Tasty) Ginger and Turmeric

Growing Groceries: Healthy (and Tasty) Ginger and Turmeric

Jul 5, 10:00am - Jul 5, 11:00am

Did you realize that edible ginger and turmeric are very easy to add to your home garden? Learn how to grow these tropical edible rhizomes and take home two plants of each at our next Growing Groceries Workshop. The workshop will be given live on Zoom at 10:00am on July 5 and you can pick up your plants from our office during the week or the Master Gardener nursery on Saturday July 9. If you miss the live version of the class don’t worry, it will be recorded and everyone who registers will receive the link. There is a $20.00 charge for the class and attendance is limited to the first 30 people, but it’s simple:
Register today on Eventbrite at: www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-groceries-healthy-and-tasty-ginger-and-turmeric-tickets-359528317877
We will send you a link to the live workshop on Zoom before July 5.
Tune in to the live workshop with all your questions on the 5th.
If you can’t attend live, we’ll send you the link to the recording by the end of the day- watch as many times as you want.
Stop by the Hernando County Master Gardener Nursery on Saturday July 9 between 8:00am and 11:00am to pick up your 2 ginger plants and 2 turmeric plants. The nursery is located at 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville, FL 34601
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The Virtual Plant Clinic With Dr. Bill

The Virtual Plant Clinic With Dr. Bill

Jul 7, 1:45am

Tune in for our weekly plant clinic! Ask questions live online and get research-based answers and advice- broadcast on Facebook Live and YouTube Live! Join Dr. William Lester with the University of Florida Extension Service in Hernando County and his co-host Lilly Browning with Florida-Friendly Landscaping. Feel free to send pictures of problem plants or insects to wlester@ufl.edu and ask us your questions! You can find us on our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/HernandoExt or on YouTube Live at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=aL53xws9b74
Listen to past broadcasts on our new Podcast platform at: anchor.fm/william-j-lester
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Learn all about the Florida Manatee

Learn all about the Florida Manatee

Jul 8, 1:00pm

July 8 at 1:00 pm – “Manatees”. Learn about these large gentle mammals. Maxine Hunter, Natural Resources Agent II, UF/IFAS Extension
Photo Credit: David Schrichte

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FISH 101

FISH 101

Jul 29, 1:00pm

July 29 at 1:00 pm – “Fish 101” - Join Marine Science Agent Brittany Scharf to learn about the different parts of fish and how they use these features to survive within its watery world. Link: ufl.zoom.us/j/92369361489

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