May Environmental and Community Horticulture Programs

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

Beekeeping for Beginners – May 4, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a Zoom webinar.

Participants join a Master Gardener Volunteer and beekeeper for this upcoming program where they will learn the basics of bees. 

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. This program is limited to 500 participants.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Crash Course: The Water’s Journey – May 5, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a Zoom webinar.

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Crash Series is a quarterly program focusing on the different principles of the Florida-Friendly Landscape program and their role in protecting Florida’s most important resource, water, through the lens of a droplet's journey through the watershed.

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. This program is limited to 500 participants.

2021 Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale – May 15, from 8 a.m. to noon, at new location Camp Cuscowilla (210 S.E. 134 Avenue, Micanopy)

The Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale will have a variety of herbs, annuals, perennials, natives, trees and more grown by Master Gardener Volunteers. Visitors can choose from thousands of plants. 

The event is free, and Master Gardener volunteers will be on site for advice on the selection and care of plants.

Warm Season Vegetables – May 18, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a Zoom webinar.

Join the Master Gardener volunteers in their annual discussion about Warm-Season Vegetables.

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. This program 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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