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Florida-Friendly Landscaping May Class/Workshop Schedule

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on April 22, 2019

The Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ 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 May Class/Workshop Schedule

Free Class: The Shady Side of Your Landscape
Residents are invited to attend “The Shady Side of Your Landscape” on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the West Hernando Library located at 6335 Blackbird Avenue in Brooksville. Participants will learn how to turn a dark and shady area in their yard into a beautiful oasis. Appropriate plants and techniques will be discussed. No registration is necessary.


Free Class: Storm-Wise Landscapes
Residents are invited to attend “Storm-Wise Landscapes” on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Spring Hill Branch Library located at 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Hurricane season in around the corner. In this class, participants will discuss tree care and other issues related to storm readiness in the landscape. Arborist Ken Morgan will also provide information on proper pruning of landscape trees. No registration is necessary.


Rain Barrel Workshop
Residents are invited to attend a Rain Barrel Workshop on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Hernando County Utilities building located at 15365 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville. 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 May 29” on the envelope. Checks will be the only form of payment accepted and must be received by May 28, 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.


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