July/August Events from Hernando County UF/IFAS Extension

Wild Edibles

Participants will learn which plants have been used for food sources, and how they’ve been prepared.

Presenter: Master Gardener Rita Grant

Date/Time/Location: Wednesday July 26 @ 10:30 AM at the Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Dr., Spring Hill, 34608

Fall Vegetable Gardening

Participants will learn the basics about Fall vegetable gardening in Central Florida, what to plant, how to plant and when to plant.

Presenter: Dr. William Lester

Date/Time/Location: Friday August 11 @ 10:00 AM at the Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Rd, Brooksville, 34601

Much Ado About Mulch

Dr. Lester will discuss the benefits of mulch, how to choose the correct types, and the benefits of using mulch correctly.

Presenter: Dr. William Lester

Date/Time/Location: Thursday August 3 @ 10:30 AM at the West Hernando Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Brooksville, 34613

Florida-Friendly and Neighbor Friendly: Growing Wild in a Civilized World

Learn the basic psychology behind what humans feel comfortable with in a landscape, and how to incorporate Florida-Friendly and native plants into a community pleasing design.

Presenter: Lilly Browning

Date/Time/Location: Wednesday August 9 @ 10:30 AM at the Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Dr., Spring Hill, 34608