Media Release

Spring Gardening Classes

Monday, March 2, 2009 12:00 AM

March 2, 2009

12:15 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to offer the following free Spring Gardening Programs.

All classes will be presented by Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent at either the Alachua County Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Ave., in Gainesville).

  • Vegetable Gardening Trouble Shooting (What Went Wrong?) - March 4th, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Poor growth, no harvest, leaf spot, insects ... we'll figure out what happened and how to correct common garden problems.
  • Lawn Boot Camp - March 18th, 6:30 pm - 8 p.m. - Learn about pest management and disease problems. Also covered is correct watering and fertilizing. Discover different grass types and lawn care techniques.
  • Super Tough Plants for Your Florida Friendly Landscape - March 20th, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Some plants thrive and look great in the toughest locations. Learn how to incorporate these tough guys into your low maintenance landscape.

To pre-register, leave a message at 352-337-6209.

For more information, call The Alachua County 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).