November Environmental and Community Horticulture Programs

CamelliaThe UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental and Community Horticulture Programs for November 2019. These programs are being offered by Dr. Taylor Clem, Environmental and Community Horticulture Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39th Avenue, Gainesville) unless otherwise indicated.

Camellias for Your Garden – November 4, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Since their introduction, camellias have enthralled western gardeners. Camellias have a certain elegance that’s all their own, with handsome glossy foliage and exquisitely sculptured flowers. Selecting camellias for staggered flowering times should give color all fall and winter. Workshop topics include selection, planting, and care.

The registration fee is $10.00 (includes materials and supplies). Participants must register online (those needing assistance with registering can call the Extension Office at 352-955-2402). There are no refunds for the registration fee.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Crash Course – November 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Freedom Community Center at Kanapaha Park (7430 S.W. 41st Place, Gainesville)

Landscapes can be beautiful while conserving water, saving money, and minimizing maintenance. Join the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County’s Environmental & Community Horticulture Agent to learn tips for reducing water, minimizing fertilizer inputs, encouraging pollinators, and protecting water resources in landscapes by following principles of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program.

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online (those needing assistance with registering can call the Extension Office at 352-955-2402).

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, Nick T. Place, 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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