Growing in Small Places - Container Gardening Workshop
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
This workshop will address soil types, a variety of containers, and will also describe design elements of what plants to use including plant height, texture, and color to create pleasing combinations of vegetables, flowers, and herbs. The program will begin with a demonstration of how to assemble a container garden from two five gallon buckets. Bring two five gallon buckets and swap for an assembled gardening bucket. Presented by Lisa Hickey, Extension Agent.
Programs of the Extension Service are available to all without discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, martial status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations.
The Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service provides the educational resources of the University of Florida through materials and training to the citizens of Manatee County. Topics relate to gardening, landscaping, water conservation and more. It is cooperatively funded by Manatee County Government, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (I.F.A.S.) and the United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.).
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Manatee County Agriculture & Extension Service
The mission of Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service is to serve the citizens of Manatee County with the best information and educational programming available, thus enabling citizens to solve problems, capitalize on opportunities, and enhance the quality of their lives. This could mean increased agricultural production, energy or water conservation, responding to environmental issues, providing information for families or addressing youth development.