The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental and Community Horticulture Programs for November 2018. These programs are being offered by the Alachua County Master Gardeners, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39th Avenue, Gainesville) unless otherwise indicated.
Growing Wildflowers in Your Garden – November 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Newberry Library Branch (110 S. Seaboard Dr, Newberry) conducted by Wilma Gordon, Ann Hudson, and Mary Wing, Master Gardeners
This program teaches how to get started with wildflowers. The presenters will have seeds for common wildflowers, such as Blanket flower, Tickseed, and Brown-eyed Susan to share with the audience.
There are no fees, but participants must register by leaving a voicemail to 352-337-6209. This program is limited to 40 participants.
View the Growing Wildflowers in Your Garden flyer.
Organic No-Till Vegetable Gardening – November 5, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., conducted by Scott Schuppie, Master Gardener
Backyard gardening provides healthy food for homes, neighbors, and communities. This program will introduce organic no-till farming techniques for home, school, or community gardens.
The registration fee is $10.00 and covers course material and supplies. Participants must register online. There are no refunds for registration fees, and the program is limited to 45 participants.
View the Organic No-Till Vegetable Gardening flyer.
For more information about these programs, call 352-955-2402. Visit the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County 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.