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Florida-Friendly Landscaping June Class/Workshop Schedule

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on June 3, 2019

The Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) program offers classes and workshops year-round to help residents learn how to save time, money and water when maintaining their lawns and gardens. All classes will be presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Coordinator Lilly Browning. The schedule of classes and workshops along with a short description of each is listed below.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ June Class/Workshop Schedule

Free Class: Florida-Friendly Lawns

Residents are invited to attend “Florida-Friendly Yards” on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the West Hernando Library located at 6335 Blackbird Avenue in Brooksville. Is your lawn driving you crazy? Learn how to apply the principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping to your lawn and how to turn a headache into an asset. No registration necessary.

Free Class: The Big Bug Hunt

Residents are invited to attend “The Big Bug Hunt” on Friday, June 7, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Chinsegut Conservation Center located at 23212 Lake Lindsey Road in Brooksville. Kids of all ages are welcome to come out and learn about the common insects found in our area and why they are important. After a short talk by FFL Program Coordinator Lilly Browning, Dr. William Lester of Hernando County Extension UF/IFAS will take the group outdoors to go on a bug hunt. Please wear comfortable, cool clothing/shoes and bring water and mosquito repellent as the group will be walking in the woods. No registration necessary.

Rain Barrel Workshop

Residents are invited to attend a Rain Barrel Workshop on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Spring Hill Branch Library located at 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rain barrels are $50 each. Attendance is mandatory to purchase a rain barrel; however, you may attend without purchasing one. Please make checks payable to HCUD and mail to Hernando County Utilities, 15365 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34613. Write “Rain Barrel Workshop June 8” on the envelope. Checks will be the only form of payment accepted and must be received by June 7, 2019. Hernando County Utilities customers who attend the workshop and install a rain barrel at their home will receive a one-time $25 credit on their water bill. Please bring a vehicle that can accommodate a 55-gallon barrel. All sales final. Call (352) 540-6230 for more information.

Free Class: Some Like it Hot – Annuals for Central Florida

Residents are invited to attend “Some Like it Hot – Annuals for Central Florida” on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Spring Hill Branch Library located at 9220 Spring Hill Drive and on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hernando County Utilities Building located at 15365 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville. Participants will learn which blooming beauties thrive in our hot, humid and sun-drenched summers and how to keep them looking good throughout the season. No registration necessary.

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