Tag Archive: Summertime

Figs in the Summertime!

July always brings the blessing of abundant figs on my trees. A new crop waits to be picked and enjoyed every day for nearly a month. The tender sweet fruit can be enjoyed fresh, prepared into jams or used in a myriad of recipes. Ripe figs ready to pick. Photo credit: Mary Derrick, UF/IFAS Extension. …

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Summertime Safety ~ A Hidden Danger

Beware of Hidden Dangers We all know that taking safety measures, such as using car seats correctly or basic childproofing, for our children is important. But what about “hidden dangers?” One major hidden danger can be the family vehicle. As summertime approaches and the heat is upon us, the dangers of leaving a child in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/18/summertime-safety-a-hidden-danger/

~Summertime Fun for the Family~

  Can you believe it ~ we are half way through the summer season! Summertime isn’t a time to worry about the children being bored but it’s the time to enjoy some good quality time with family. Outdoor family fun can be done on any budget while helping everyone stay fit and healthy. First, gather …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/29/summertime-fun-for-the-family/

Summertime Grilling – Keep it Safe!

Kids out of school, going to the beach, barbequing in our back yards, these are just a few signs that summer is really here! And with that comes some extremely hot days, especially here in Florida. As you welcome summer, we want to remind you that safe grilling practices are the key to making your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/01/summertime-grilling-keep-it-safe/