Media Release

Environmental Horticulture Program

Monday, May 17, 2010 1:10 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental Horticulture Program.  Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent, offers this program.

  • Growing Fruit in North Central Florida – June 23 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Tower Road Branch Library (3020 SW 25 Street).

Developing and maintaining a successful home orchard requires special horticultural skills.  A well-designed and well-managed home orchard can furnish both fine fruit and pleasant hours of gardening.  This class describes the various types of orchard fruits, their suitability to the Florida home orchard, and the process involved in raising a home orchard.  Pre-register by calling 352-337-6209.  There is no cost to attend this class.


For more information about Alachua County Extension Office programs, call 352-955-2402.

All Extension Programs and Services are open to all without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or handicap.  For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the Extension office at (352) 955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352) 955-2406 or at the Alachua County Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).