Ferns will be the topic of the June 1 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Tina Tuttle, a certified NGC Gardening Consultant and Landscape Design Consultant, will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the UF shade garden classroom. This educational session will include information on the biology of ferns along with how to care for them. Bring your fern specimens to be identified by fern experts; bring a frond in water or a potted fern. Mondays in the Gardens is a free gardening program being offered at the UF Milton Gardens under the direction of UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners. No pre-registration is required.
The UF Milton Gardens are located on the Pensacola State College, Milton campus. Follow the signs on campus to find the gardens. The gardens are free and open to the public from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. every day the campus is open. Both self-guided and guided tours are available. Changing seasonal gardens feature a multitude of horticultural displays including shade, formal, children’s and water gardens, bulbs, roses, shrubs, trees and perennials.
For more information please contact Mary Derrick at (850) 623-3868 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hearing impaired individuals may call Santa Rosa County Emergency Management Service at (850) 983-5373 (TDD).