Media Release

Water Wise Landscaping FUNshop

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 2:30 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office and the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department are pleased to announce the following hands-on “Water Wise Landscaping FUNshop.”   This program will be held at the Alachua County Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Ave, Gainesville) on Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will conclude with pizza and salad from Satchels Pizza and a water trivia game (prizes will be awarded).  The registration fee is $10.00 (includes lunch).

Participants will be broken into small groups and rotated through four stations:

·         Learn to make a rain barrel (they can be purchased at the event for $50)

·         Hands-on Micro-irrigation

·         Florida Friendly Landscaping Tour

·         Hand-on automatic irrigation system

Register by calling 352-337-6209 (voicemail) no later than noon on September 27, 2012.

For more information, contact the Extension Office at 352-955-2402.


  • 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).