Media Release

March Environmental Horticulture Programs

Thursday, March 3, 2011 10:10 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental Horticulture Programs, for March, 2011. These programs are offered by Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent. These programs will be held at the Extension Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Edible Landscaping in Alachua County – March 22, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fruit & vegetable gardening can be rewarding and a little bit challenging. This class will help you plan your home garden and orchard.

Landscaping the Florida-Friendly™ Way – March 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Learn landscaping techniques to save water, and spend less on fertilizers and sprays.

There is no cost to attend these classes. Pre-register by calling 352-337-6209.  For more information about any of these programs, 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).