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Pasco County Extension October 2019 Free Seminars

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on September 18, 2019

Subject:           Ask a Master Gardener

Date:               October 2, 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 Holiday Wreath

Date:               October 2, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time:               6:00-7:30 PM

Location:         Hudson Library

                        8012 Library Road (off Fivay Road

                        Hudson, FL 34667

Details:            The speaker will demonstrate how to assemble a holiday wreath with a variety of natural objects from the local area.  Come join us at this fee UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar.

Subject:           Gardening 365

Date:               October 5, 2019 (Saturday)

Time:               9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Location:         San Antonio Park

                        12200 Main Street

                        San Antonio, FL

Details:            Pasco County’s largest plant festival!  Plants from vendors and Master Gardener Volunteers will be available for purchase, along with gardening seminars to help you keep your plants healthy and growing strong.  Master Gardener Volunteers will be available to answer all of your plant questions.

Subject:           Fall Vegetable Gardening

Date:               October 7, 2019 (Monday)

Time:               2:00-3:00 PM

Location:         South Holiday Library

                        4649 Mile Stretch Drive

                        Holiday, FL 34690

Details:            Loved your garden up north?  Can’t figure out how to do it in Florida?  It is different but it can be successful.  Learn about proper timing and care for a Florida vegetable garden and reap the benefits.  Join us for this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar.

Subject:           Propagation by Stem Cuttings

Date:               October 10, 2019 (Thursday)

Time:               6:00-7:00 PM

Location:         New Port Richey Library

                        5939 Main Street

                        New Port Richey, FL 34652

Details:            Propagation by stem cuttings, 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 with a lot of plant material to share.  Join us for this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar.

Subject:           Mosquito Mayhem

Date:               October 12, 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:            When most people hear “mosquito control” they think of the loud trucks buzzing down the streets at night, but with the advances in technology, product formulations and equipment, they are now able to be so much more.  This presentation will include a brief overview of the mosquito life cycle, biology, anatomy and then take a deeper dive into the variety of environmentally friendly aspects of the district including larviciding, entomology, aquatic weed control, aerial treatments, disease monitoring, and even best practices for preventing breeding sites in your own yards.

Subject:           Growing, Cooking & Preserving Herbs

Date:               October 12, 2019 (Saturday)

Time:               10:00-11:00 AM

Location:         Zephyrhills Library

                        5347 8th Street

                        Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Details:            We will be talking about planting and harvesting herbs, as well as discussing the use of herbs in cooking and how to preserve them.  Come join us for this free UF/IFAS Pasco 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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 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.

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