Media Release

November Environmental Horticulture Programs

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 9:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental Horticulture Program for November 2010. This program is offered by Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent along with Art Shriver of SEM Nursery.

Growing Shitake and Oyster Mushrooms – November 13, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Extension Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Learn the basics of shitake mushroom and oyster mushroom growing for the home garden. Shitake mushrooms are grown on oak logs. Attendees will learn how to prepare and inoculate the logs for shitake mushroom production.

There is no cost to attend this class. Pre-register by calling 352-337-6209.  For more information, call the Extension Office at 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).