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Sew Much Fun

On May 20th the Sew Much Fun 4-H Club held the end of year Quilt Show, and donated over 200 baby hats to Alternative Pregnancy Center and Wuesthoff Women's and Children's Hospital!

Importance of Water as a Resource

Importance of Water as a ResourceThe University of Florida IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) released a report in February based upon the “Public Opinions of Water in Florida” survey. Taken by 749 Florida residents, the survey assessed public opinions related to water quality and quantity issues in Florida. When asked how important they considered ten different Florida issues, water is listed as #3 after healthcare (#1) and the economy (#2) in order of importance. Read more.

Part 2: A Series on Plant Pathogens – Different Palm Diseases with Similar Symptoms

Landscapers and homeowners alike…beware of two different palm diseases: Fusarium wilt and Rachis/petiole blight, which have similar visual symptoms. Read More.

Simple, Smart, and Safe: Packing Healthy Lunches for Field Trips

The excitement of a field trip shouldn’t be masked by what’s in the lunchbox. Pack it Simple, Smart, and Safe so the real excitement comes from the actual field trip and not the adventure your child had after a sour stomach surfaced from an improperly packed lunch. Read More

4-H Summer Sewing Series

4-HSponsored by the Sew Much Fun 4-H Club

Learn to sew your own cell phone bag or make an owl pillow. Class size is limited (one child per machine), so register soon. All classes are 2:30-4:30PM, cost $15, and are open to children ages 8-18 (children aged 5-7 may attend with an older sibling and must be accompanied by a parent).

  • Cell Phone Bag Class - June 3
  • Owl Pillow Class - June 17

Contact Vanessa Spero-Swingle at vspero@ufl.edu to register

Safety Considerations for Back Yard Chickens

While enjoying all the benefits of raising back yard chickens, it is also important to remember the risk of illness. Read more.

What Floridians Think They Know About Water Quality and Quantity

The University of Florida IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) recently released a report based upon the “Public Opinions of Water in Florida” survey. Taken by 749 Florida residents, the survey assessed public opinions related to water quality and quantity issues in Florida. Read More.


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My Brevard Yard Workshops

My Brevard YardSign up for the My Brevard Yard Workshop and learn how you can have a healthy lawn and protect our waterways!

One or three-hour workshops are available. Longer workshops are great for municipalities, homeowner associations, and other large groups. Call 321.633.1702 x 222 or Email to schedule a group workshop.

Soil Testing Information

Call a Master Gardener

You can do your part to protect water quality by following a few simple steps toward making your yard Florida Friendly. For help with your lawn and landscape, call or email a Master Gardener at 321.633.1702.

Soil and Water Conservation District

The Brevard Soil and Water Conservation District assists farmers and ranchers with applying Best Management Practices to their operations.

Contact Dave Millard at 633-1702 x241 or email Dave Millard for assistance.

Brevard County Farmers Market

The Brevard County Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 3-6pm and is located at the Equestrian Center in Wickham Park. More info...