ALACHUA COUNTY, FL -
The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following
Environmental Horticulture Programs for October, 2014. These programs are
being offered by Wendy Wilber, Environmental Horticulture Agent, at the UF/IFAS
Extension Alachua County Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue,
to Florida-Friendly Landscape™ –
October 1, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
to make changes in landscapes that will save water and protect ground
water. Plant selection, micro-irrigation and rain barrels will be
Gardening and Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ –
October 8, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
is home to over 170 species of butterflies. Learn which plants will attract them
to environmentally friendly gardens.
Fruit in Alachua County –
October 15, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
to grow persimmons, peaches, pomegranates, figs, grapes and many more fruits in
North Central Florida. This class will cover techniques for success.
Season Vegetable Gardening – October 22, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
class will go over which plants to grow in fall and winter and how to grow them.
Learn how to grow cabbage, kale, broccoli and different greens.
is no cost to attend these classes, space is limited; pre-register at least 3
days prior to class by calling 352-337-6209 (voice mail).
more information about these programs call 352-955-2402. Visit the
additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida,
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies
of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available
free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about
alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida,
PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.