Media Release

Free Class: Growing Fruit in North Central

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 3:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County is pleased to offer an upcoming free gardening class. This class is presented by Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent, at the Alachua County Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Ave., in Gainesville).

  • Growing Fruit in North Central Florida - February 17th, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Learn how to grow citrus, peaches, persimmons, blueberries and more in your own backyard.  Information will include, fertilizing, pruning and which varieties grow best in this area.

Pre-register for this free class by calling 352-337-6209.

For information on upcoming gardening programs, click here.

For more information contact Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent, at 352-955-2402 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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).