Pasco County Extension Classes for September

BEGONIAS #101

Tuesday, September 5, 2017, – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Hudson Library, 8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL.   Learn about the various types of begonias and how to plant, propagate, and care for these beautiful plants at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Registration Required:  Begonias #101

WATER GARDENING

Tuesday, September 5, 2017,, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Land O LakesBranch Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O Lakes, FL.  Come and learn the easiest way to create a water garden.  An experienced Master Gardener will explain how to avoid algae growth and leaks, what materials

Are needed, and how to actually build your pond at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Registration Required:  Water Gardening.

CREATING A HUMMINGBIRD HAVEN

Saturday,  September 9, 2017, – 9:00am – 10:30 am – Land O Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O Lakes Blvd (Hwy 41), Land O Lakes, FL.  Learn from an accomplished hummingbird lover and birder how to attract these unique birds to your yard, including species that rarely make Florida their home.  This FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar will highlight the best

Plants, trees, an shrubs, as well as where to locate them in your yard, to encourage hummingbirds to visit.  The importance of feeders, water features and insects for food will also discussed to help you create the perfect hummingbird home. Registration Required:  Creating a Hummingbird Haven

PLANTS FOR WINTER COLOR

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am  – Zephyrhills Library, 5347 8th St, Zephyrhills ,FL .  Winter can have color!  Come learn how at our FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Learn how to select plants that will add sparkle and a splash of color to your winter yard landscape. Registration Required:  Plants for Winter Color

SELECTION & MANAGEMENT OF CREPE MYRTLES

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 2:00 – 3:30 pm – New River Library, 34043 St Rd 54, Wesley Chapel, FL.  Crepe Myrtles are a popular small tree for a home landscape because of their prolific summer flowers, heat tolerance, and drought resistance. This FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar will discuss

How to select and care for these versatile trees, to include how to properly prune them,  Learn how to prevent “crepe murder.” Registration Required:  Selection & Management of Crepe Myrtles

COMPOSTING WORKSHOP

Thursday, September 14,2017 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm -Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Rd., Holiday, FL.  Come to this UF/IFAS Pasco Extension workshop and learn the DO’s and DON’T’S of composting.  Composting helps recycle nutrients into plants and adds crucial organic matter to your soil.  Composting helps recycle nutrients into plants and adds crucial organic matter to your soil.  The $35.00 fee includes instructions and one composting bin.  PASCO RESIDENTS ONLY. Pre-registration is required:  Composting Workshop. Sorry. No payments will be taken at the door.

To register or get more information on any of the classes above, please call the nearest UF/IFAS Extension office at the number listed below:

East Pasco: 352-523-2411
Central Pasco: 813-996-2411
West Pasco: 727-847-2411