Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM 101 Solutions for Greener & Healthier Living
Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
Residents are invited to learn how to manage their lawns, landscaping and produce at the next Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM 101 gardening conference at the Hillsborough County Extension Office.
Residents will hear the best and the latest from University of Florida and local Hillsborough County Extension horticulturists on such topics as:
- Produce Safety and Canning
- Vegetables in the Landscape
- Succulents for the Landscape
- The Frugal Gardener
Our guest speaker, Penny Carnathan, Tampa Bay Times, will share her gardening experiences and humor. The conference also includes a “goodie” bag with resources to take home, snacks and refreshments.
Space is limited, so register early! There is no registration fee for this learning event.
Questions? Call the Extension Office at (813) 744-5519 or visit http://hillsborough.extension.ufl.edu.
We Provide Answers
Hillsborough County Extension Service offers the educational resources of the University of Florida to Hillsborough County residents. Programs include 4-H and youth development, agriculture, natural resources education, and the Master Gardener volunteer program. In addition, training and resources are available in the areas of parenting, food and nutrition, and money management.
When & Where
Hillsborough County Extension Service & Bruton Memorial Library
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.