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Watson Park Community Garden Planting Ceremony

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on January 24, 2018

Community Garden event at Dade City’s Watson Park on January 26, 2018

The UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service Horticulture Program is pleased to announce a new partnership with the City of Dade City to offer free gardening plots at Watson Park.  To celebrate the new community garden, a public Planting Ceremony will be held on January 26, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Watson Park, located at the corner of North and Main Avenues, between 17th and 19th Streets, in Dade City.

The Watson Park Community Garden represents a first-of-its kind land use agreement between a municipality and the University of Florida, where Dade City neighbors can reserve a plot for gardening fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers.  To reserve a gardening plot at Watson Park, e-mail: [email protected] or call: 352.518.0156.

The UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office will operate the community garden and offer free horticulture and gardening lessons.

The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service assists Pasco County residents by developing and delivering practical, educational programs in environmental horticulture; sustainable agriculture; 4‑H and youth development; and family and consumer sciences.  For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit our website: or call us at 352.518.0156.