Media Release

April Environmental Horticulture Programs

Monday, March 26, 2012 2:45 PM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Environmental Horticulture Programs for April, 2012. These programs will be conducted by Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent. These programs will be held at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Trees for Your Florida-Friendly Landscape™ - April 11, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This class will teach appropriate selection, placement and planting of trees for Alachua County landscapes.

Save Water in Your Landscape – April 12, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This class covers recommended plant selection and drought proofing techniques for landscapes. Demonstration of rain barrels and micro-irrigation will be included.

Turf Grass and Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ - April 25, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This class teaches the proper use and care of various turf grasses for minimal impact on the environment.

There is no cost for these classes. Pre-register by calling 352-337-6209.

For more information about these programs, call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension online calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.

Persons with disabilities needing special accommodate should contact the Extension Office at least 10 working days prior to the event so that special consideration can be given to the request.


  • 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).