Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping October Class Schedule
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.
Free Class: Wild by Design
Residents are invited to attend “Wild by Design” on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the West Hernando Library located at 6335 Blackbird Avenue in Brooksville. You can design your landscape to attract a host of birds, bees, butterflies and more. Learn tips in this class. No registration is necessary.
Free Class: The Top Ten Things Newcomers Need to Know About Their Florida Yard
Residents are invited to attend “The Top Ten Things Newcomers Need to Know About Their Florida Yard” on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hernando County Utilities Building located at 15365 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville. Spoiler Alert! Number one is: Forget everything you ever knew about gardening elsewhere. No registration is necessary.
Rain Barrel Workshop
Residents are invited to attend a Rain Barrel Workshop on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 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 necessary to purchase a rain barrel; however, you may attend without purchasing one. Pre-registration is required. Please make checks payable to HCUD and mail to Hernando County Utilities, 15365 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34613. Write “Rain Barrel Workshop October 31” on the envelope. Checks will be the only form of payment accepted and must be received by October 29, 2018. 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. Attendance at a workshop is mandatory to purchase a rain barrel. All sales final.
Call (352) 540-6230 for more information.