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UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Service December 2018 Seminars Announcement

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on November 16, 2018

Learn & Grow Volunteer Days (Monthly Event)

Date:               December 1, 2018 through May 4, 2019

Time:               9:00-12:00 PM

Location:         Pasco County Farmden & Community Garden

15029 14th Street

Dade City, FL 33523

Details:            Join us at the Pasco County Farmden & Community Garden the first Saturday of every month, November 3, 2018 through May 4, 2019, from 9 AM to 12 Noon, for our Learn & Grow volunteer days.  We will be weeding, harvesting, washing produce and planting.  Learn about gardening as you help us grow food for our community.  This fall, all the produce from our farm will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, which is open every Thursday in Dade City.  Bring a hat, water, gardening gloves and close toed shoes.  This is a family friendly event, but please leave your four-legged members at home.  Community garden plots are still available to lease for free at the community garden.  For more information, contact Eden Santiago Gomez at [email protected] or (352) 518-0156.

Ask a Master Gardener

Date:               December 4, 2018 (Tuesday)

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 Tuesday 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!

Home Lawns

Date:               December 4, 2018 ((Tuesday)

Time:               6:30-7:30 PM

Location:         8012 Library Road

Hudson, FL

Details:            Join Dr. Whitney Elmore, UF’IFAS Pasco Extension Director and Urban Horticulture Agent, as she discusses how to build resilient Turfgrass in Pasco County at this free seminar!  Issues such as basic irrigation, fertilization and pest information will be shared as well as cultural requirements specific to our most common turfgrasses in Pasco County.  Registration recommended at Eventbrite.com.

Bugs in the Garden

Date:               December 5, 2018 (Wednesday)

Time:               2:00-3:00 PM

Location:         Pasco County Farmden & Community Garden

15029 14th Street

Dade City, FL 33523

Details:            Join us for this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar, where we will discuss different types of bugs present in our vegetable gardens, and how to identify good versus bad bugs, as well as their benefits.    Registration recommended at Eventbrite.  For more information, contact Eden Santiago at [email protected] or (352) 521-1255.  Optional tour of the Pasco County Farmden after the class, as we do interactive Insect Safari.

Container Gardening

Date:               December 13, 2018 (Thursday)

Time:               2:00-3:00 PM

Location:         Centennial Park Branch Library

5740 Moog Road

Holiday, FL 34690

Details:            Come to this free UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar to learn the “how-tos” of planting flowers, foliage and herbs in containers and then watch them flourish.  Registration recommended at Eventbrite.com.

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

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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