Compost, Water-Wise and Rainwater Harvesting (Non-Hillsborough County Residents )
Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)
This registration site is for residents living outside of Hillsborough County ONLY. If you live in Hillsborough County, please go to 2011 Compost Happens, Water-Wise and Rain Barrel Workshop (Hillsborough County Residents ) to register for these workshops.
8:30 AM - Attend a Compost Happens Workshop and learn to turn trash to treasure. You'll receive a compost bin and thermometer too (1 per household and the representative of the household must be an adult)*!
9:30 AM - The Water-Wise workshop will teach you how you can have a healthy and attractive lawn and landscape while conserving water. Tips on installing and using micro-irrigation are also presented. This irrigation method not only conserves water, but is not restricted by current water restrictions! Receive 1 micro-irrigation kit* (per household and the representative of the household must be an adult) when you attend a workshop.
10:30 AM - Learn how Rain Barrels are useful for collecting rainwater for irrigation while reducing erosion and stormwater runoff and how to make your own barrel using a 55-gallon plastic food-grade drum. Hillsborough County residents may receive 1 free rain barrel* (per household and the representative of the household must be an adult) when they attend a workshop.
Sponsored by Hillsborough County Extension and Water Resource Services/Public Utilities, University of Florida IFAS, Tampa Bay Water and Tampa Water Department.
*If you have attended any of these workshops in the past you are not eligible to receive another free item.*
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the class start time shown
Attending workshops on behalf of another person is not permitted. No photographs or recording of presentations is allowed without prior permission from the presenter(s).
If you have any questions please contact the Hillsborough County Extension (813) 744-5519
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Hillsborough County Extension Service
The mission of the Hillsborough Extension Office is to respond to local issues and needs through customized education and training in agriculture, horticulture, 4-H/youth development, and family and consumer sciences.
Your Hillsborough County Extension agents offer educational services through a three-way cooperative arrangement between the Board of County Commissioners, the University of Florida, and the United States Department of Agriculture. Your local extension agents are off-campus faculty members of the University of Florida. They are trained professionals who are here to serve you.