Summer Gardening 101: Preparing Your Garden for Summer

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Center for Health and Wellbeing

2005 Mizell Avenue

Winter Park, FL 32792

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Grow your garden green! This class will explore best practices for planning and maintaining a healthy garden during the Summer months in Florida. We will cover a variety of topics including irrigation, crop rotations and succession planting, plus weeding and cover cropping. Finally, we will explore some of the tools that are useful for making these tasks more efficient.

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Lee Perry is the Director of Fleet Farming, a bike-powered urban farming program in Orlando. She is also an alumni of University of Central Florida with a Major in Environmental Science. Seasonally, Lee taught children at an ecology camp at the Ed Yarborough Geneva Wilderness Area in Seminole County. For years, she worked on the board of the Native Plant Society while educating young students during an internship at the Environmental Science Center. Throughout her life she was raised in the garden and plans on dedicating the future to her new passion occupation as the Fleet Farming Director. With this position, she plans on spreading the mission of minimizing the ecological footprint of the agriculture industry by converting lawns into farms.

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