Pasco County Extension July Seminars

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on June 16, 2019

 Extension programs are free, can provide reasonable accommodation with advance notice, and are open to all persons regardless of age, race, color, sex, disability, religion or national origin.  Pre-registration is not required for most of our programs, but contact Extension to be certain and to assist us with planning – http://pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/events_calendar.shtml.  For more information, call the Pasco County Extension Office – (352) 518-0156; (727)847-2411; (813)996-2411.

Pasco County Extension July Seminars

Subject:           Ask a Master Gardener
Date:               July 3, 2019 (Wednesday)
Time:               5:30-6:30 PM (before the seminar)
Location:         Hudson Library
                        8012 Library Road (off Fivay Road
                        Hudson, FL 34667
Details:            Is something munching the leaves on your perennials?  Are you wondering what plants grow best in Florida?  Then come to the Hudson Library the first Wednesday of each month for free garden advice.  Pasco County Master Gardeners will be in the lobby to answer all of your gardening questions.  If you’re having problems with an ailing plant, bring a sample for an on-the-spot diagnosis!

Subject:           Making a Terra Cotta-Bird Bath
Date:               July 3, 2019 (Wednesday)
Time:               6:00-7:30 PM
Location:         Hudson Library
                        8012 Library Road (off Fivay Road
                        Hudson, FL 34667
Details:            Come watch this demonstration at this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar on how to make and use a Terra Cotta bird bath to attract butterflies.

Subject:           Making a Fairy Garden
Date:               July 6, 2019 (Saturday)
Time:               9:00-11:00 AM
Location:         One Stop Shop
                        15029 14th Street
                        Dade City, FL 33523
Details:            We will make a fairy garden with succulents.  Everyone will take one home.  Come join us for this UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Seminar.  Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment is required.  No refunds available.  $25.00 per ticket.  Sorry, no payment at the door.

Subject:           Propagation by Stem Cuttings
Date:               July 13, 2019 (Saturday)
Time:               9:00-10:30 AM
Location:         Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park                       
5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd/US 41
Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Details:            The joy of taking a piece of your neighbor’s prized plant (with permission, of course) and growing your own is like no other.  You, too, can be successful with some tried and true methods and tricks of the trade.  This is a hands-on workshop.  Come get your hands dirty at this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar.

Subject:           Soil Solarization
Date:               July 13, 2019 (Saturday)
Time:               10:00-11:00 AM
Location:         Zephyrhills Library
                        5347 8th Street
                        Zephyrhills, FL 33542
Details:            Soil Solarization is an environmentally friendly method of using the sun’s power to control pests and weeds in the soil.  The process involves covering the ground with a tarp, to trap solar energy.  Come learn more at this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar

Subject:           Mosquito Mayhem
Date:               July 11, 2019 (Thursday)
Time:               2:00-3:00 PM
Location:         Centennial Park Branch Library
                        5740 Moog Road
                        Holiday, FL 34690
Details:            When most people hear “mosquito control the sun’s” they think of the loud trucks buzzing down the streets at night, but with the advances in technology, product formulations and equipment we are now able to be so much more.  ground with   Come join us for this free UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Seminar.

Subject:           Shade Gardening
Date:               July 11 2019 (Thursday)
Time:               6:00-7:00 PM
Location:         New Port Richey Library
                        5939 Main Street
                        New Port Richey, FL 34652
Details:            Have a shady spot where nothing seems to grow?  Find out why Master Gardeners say “right plant, right place”.  Come to this free UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Seminar where a Master Gardener will detail plants that love the shade.

Subject:           Colorful Container Gardening
Date:               July 16, 2019 (Tuesday)
Time:               2:00-3:00 PM
Location:         New River Library
                        34043 SR 54
                        Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
Details:            Learn the how-tos of planting flowers, foliage and herbs in containers and watch them flourish.  (Does not include container vegetables).  Come join us for this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Seminar.

For more information on any of these seminars, please call the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at 352-518-0156.                                                  

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