Tag Archive: Some

August 8 : Sneak some zucchini on your neighbor’s porch day!

Can you believe it is that time of year already to sneak some zucchini on your neighbor’s porch! Honestly, it is a day to celebrate. And celebrate we should! It is the lucky neighbor who profits from the gardeners abundant harvest. Nonetheless, what can one do with all that zucchini? The late, Julia Child bestows …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/07/august-8-sneak-some-zucchini-on-your-neighbors-porch-day/

Some Things are Too Important to Say Nothing: Talking with Your Children about Money

Bindaas Madhavi. (2011) Listen to Your Kids. Most parents would not allow their child to play in the street or to touch a hot stove because parents understand that these actions have consequences and the consequences are serious. If you don’t talk with your child about money and allow them to observe you exhibiting positive …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/29/some-things-are-too-important-to-say-nothing-talking-with-your-children-about-money/

Halloween is Over, But Retailers Still Have Some Tricks Up Their Sleeves

It won’t be long before you start to smell “holiday scents” and hear “holiday music” almost everywhere you go. These holiday smells and sounds are a marketing tactic. According to research conducted by Spangenberg, Gorhmann, and Sprott, when Christmas music is played in conjunction with an ambient Christmas scent being released, consumers have more favorable …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/21/halloween-is-over-but-retailers-still-have-some-tricks-up-their-sleeves/

It’s Time To Hatch Some Chicken Eggs…..4-H Embryology is Fun For All

 Embryology is defined as science that deals with the study and development of an embryo.  In this project, participants will learn how life develops by observing chicken eggs that you will set in your incubator.  The 4-H club leader(s) as well as the youth will be responsible for the daily care of the incubator and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/10/its-time-to-hatch-some-chicken-eggs-4-h-embryology-is-fun-for-all/

Show Your Roses Some Love

Considering it is the month of Valentine’s, roses are an appropriate subject to discuss. Not bouquets couriered to various locations all over town, but bushes in the landscape that have been strategically neglecting over the winter. Now their time has come; pull on the gloves and get to work. February is the perfect time to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/25/show-your-roses-some-love/

Some Corn is off to a Slow Start

You can see variability across the field. Lingering cool springtime temperatures have been a pleasure for farmers and fieldworkers, but some local corn fields have not fared as well. Below are a few photos from an irrigated field in the western panhandle which had as much attention a corn field could get. The producer based …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/24/some-corn-is-off-to-a-slow-start/

Some Vegetables Can’t Take The Heat But Others Thrive During ‘Hot Times’

Robert Trawick County Agent – Horticulture Jackson County rob.trawick@ufl.edu   When it comes to vegetable gardening in Northern Florida, gardeners should take advantage of our year-round growing season. Yes, even in the torrid depths of summer there are delicious, heat-tolerant vegetables you can plant now to keep your garden productive. Popular vegetables such as tomatoes, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/16/some-vegetables-cant-take-the-heat-but-others-thrive-during-hot-times/