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Hernando County Master Gardener News

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on February 3, 2017

To Sod Or Not To Sod Class

Wednesday, February 8 @ 10:30 AM by Lilly Browning

Is it time to redo your landscape? Have you built a new home? This class will cover the benefits and difficulties of Florida lawn grasses as well as turf alternatives.

Spring Vegetable Gardening Class

Wednesday, February 22 @ 10:30 AM by Dr. William Lester

While your northern friends are shoveling snow, you can be planting your spring garden! Dr. Lester will discuss which vegetables to plant, how to establish them, and the best ways to reap the harvest!

Both classes will be held at the Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill

Alien Invaders Class

Master Gardener Newsletter Available

Hernando County Master Gardeners have begun producing a monthly newsletter for the public filled with interesting articles and gardening tips. The newsletter is called “Hernando Roots” and is available by clicking: http://extension.hernandocounty.us/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=52&Itemid=15

Florida Friendly Plants for Your Winter Landscape Available

Visit the Master Gardener Nursery, located at 19490 Oliver St. in Brooksville (just behind the Hernando County Fairgrounds) for plants that are made to grow here. Open Wednesday mornings and on the first Saturday of the month from 9:00 AM – Noon.

Volunteer Master Gardeners Now Available to Answer Questions

Volunteer Master Gardeners are available to answer your lawn and gardening questions at the UF/IFAS Hernando County Extension office. We can identify your insect pests and diseases and offer you research-based recommendations to help you have the beautiful lawn and garden you are looking for.