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Spring into Vegetable Gardening Series for Beginners!

summer squash

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a three-week series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. March 24 until April 7.  The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple and includes handouts and …

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Spring into Vegetable Gardening Series for Beginners

Japanese Eggplant with Nasturtium

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a 4-week series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. starting January 14th until February 4th.  The cost is $30 per person or $45 per couple and includes numerous …

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What to Do About Weeds!

Weeds along a walkway

A free gardening program on controlling weeds in your garden, “Weeds – If You Can’t Beat ‘em, Grow ‘em!”, will be the focus of a garden program on June 28 at 10 a.m. at Pensacola State College, Milton Campus in Building 4800, room 4815. Amy Horner, PSC Professor and Program Coordinator of Landscape and Horticulture …

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Turf Tuesdays

Learn all the latest on maintaining a healthy lawn from the experts. This four-week series will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Santa Rosa County Extension Service. Schedule: February 26: pH, soil types, soil testing, turf types March 5: fertilization March 12: weed control March 19: irrigation     …

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Learn about Antique Roses!

rose bushes along a fence

Join in learning about antique roses at the “Mondays in the Gardens” free gardening program offered at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Gardens under the direction of Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners.  Monday, February 18th at 10 AM Sally Menk will deliver a presentation, “Antique Roses – Their History and Care” in …

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Vegetable Producers Round Up

Join us at the Vegetable (& other Specialty Crop) Producers Round Up! Come learn about new marketing opportunities for your specialty crop operation and interact with local Northwest Florida produce distributors. We will be teaching new pest management techniques, the latest in food safety, and how plastic mulch is mechanically laid. You will also have …

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Garden Tour

“Mondays in the Gardens” is a new free gardening program being offered at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Gardens under the direction of Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners. Monday, May 14, Tina Tuttle will deliver a presentation, “Variegation: Nature’s Great Mistakes” in the UF shade garden classroom. Tina is a National Garden …

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Nuisance Wildlife Seminar

Uninvited guests making a nuisance of themselves?  If they are of the wildlife type, Santa Rosa County Extension invites you to a 2-hour seminar on “Managing Nuisance Wildlife in your Yard” on April 26 from 6pm to 8pm.  The Santa Rosa County Extension Office is located at 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton, FL 32570. Dr. Holly Ober, …

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“Kiderpillar School” tours begin

Do you need an interesting and educational field trip? “Kiderpillar School”, an award-winning educational program, is now accepting reservations for class field trips Monday through Wednesday beginning 23 April 2012. Tour visits consist of a basic lesson on butterfly conservation, the life cycle and habits of the butterfly followed by a journey through the vivarium …

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Extension and Master Gardeners teach you how to “Love Your Lawn”

Discover how to use Florida-friendly environmental practices to create a manageable lawn.  This 2-hour workshop will offer ideas on watering, fertilization, pest control, and other practices to help you manage and enjoy your lawn.  The workshop is scheduled for March 17th, from 9 A.M to 11 A.M.  It will be presented by Theresa Friday, Extension …

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