The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental and Community Horticulture Programs for September 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.
Wildflower Gardening – September 9, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
This program teaches how to get started with wildflower gardening. The presenters will have seeds for common wildflowers such as Blanket flower, Tickseed, and Brown-eyed Susan to share with the audience.
The registration fee is $10.00 and includes course material and supplies. Participants must register online (those needing assistance with registering can call the Extension Office at 352-955-2402). It is limited to 45 participants. There are no refunds for the registration fees.
Cool Season Vegetable Gardening – September 17, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Cone Park Library (2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville)
This class teaches about Fall and Winter gardening in Alachua County. Participants learn which plants to grow and how to grow them. Cabbage, kale, broccoli, and different greens will be covered.
There is no registration fee, but participants must register online (those needing assistance with registering can call the Extension Office at 352-955-2402). It is limited to 40 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, 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.