Media Release

UF/IFAS Alachua County Upcoming Programs

Monday, February 25, 2008 12:00 AM
5:00 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY - The Alachua County UF/IFAS Extension office presents the following programs:
Groundcovers and Turf Replacements Florida Yards & Neighborhoods
February 29 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Learn about Florida friendly plants that fit into low maintenance landscaping.  Fertilize, water and mow less with drought tolerant groundcovers. There is no charge for this class. Class will be conducted at the Alachua County Extension Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave., Gainesville.  This program will be presented by Wendy Wilber, UF/IFAS Alachua County Horticulture Agent.  Call 352-955-2402 to register.
Organic Square Foot Gardening
Saturday, March 1, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. until noon
This class will be conducted at Indigo Green Store, 322 SW 4th Ave., Gainesville. Wendy Wilber, UF/IFAS Alachua County Horticulture Agent will teach participants how to build organic square foot gardens for vegetable gardening in small spaces. There is no charge for this class.  Class size is limited.  RSVP to, or call 352-378-2285.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).