June Environmental and Community Horticulture Programs

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental and Community Horticulture programs for June 2021. These programs are being offered by Dr. Taylor Clem, Environmental and Community Horticulture Agent.

Developing a Community Garden – June 1, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a Zoom webinar.

In this webinar, Alachua County Master Gardener Volunteers teach tips and offer success stories from the Dreamer’s Garden in the City of Gainesville’s Grove Street Neighborhood.

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. The webinar is limited to 500 participants.

Vermicomposting – June 15, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a Zoom webinar.

Vermicomposting is the practice of utilizing worms to compost. This practice allows homeowners to create worm castings for their gardens with their normal food and garden waste. In this webinar Alachua County Master Gardener Volunteers give tips and tricks of vermicomposting.

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. The webinar is limited to 500 participants. 

Watering Efficiently: Irrigation BMPs – June 29, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a Zoom webinar.

This webinar teaches ways to improve water use within landscapes. After completing the program, participants can significantly reduce their water consumption and have a happier, healthier landscape.

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. The webinar is limited to 500 participants.

For more information about these programs, call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office. 

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Dr. Tom Obreza, Interim Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.

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