Garden Design

Eclectic Gardening Class!

Eclectic gardening will be the topic of the October 24 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Florida Master Gardeners Jaci Zwierzchowski and Sandra Sherman will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the outdoor classroom under the oaks in the UF Milton Gardens. In the event of rain, the program will be held …

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Fall Blooming Shrubs and Perennials Program

Fall Blooming Shrubs and Perennials will be the topic of the September 28 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Santa Rosa Master Gardeners will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the UF shade garden classroom. The program will feature a tour of blooming plants in the UF Milton Garden. Mondays in the …

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Panhandle Butterfly House Plant Sale

The Panhandle Butterfly House will have a plant sale on Saturday, June 20 from 10 am until 3 pm or until all plants are sold.  Come early for the best selection! All plants are annuals or perennials that serve as nectar or host plants for butterflies. Expertise on how to plan and care for a …

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Mondays in the Gardens: Ferns

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 …

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Mondays in the Garden: Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental Grasses will be the topic of the April 27 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Barry Ballard, Plant Health Specialist for Emerald Coast Growers, 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 many ornamental grasses that grow in the …

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Design a Butterfly Garden

Buckeye butterfly feeding on nectar

Butterflies are not only beautiful to look at in your landscape; they serve as important pollinators of your fruiting plants. Attracting them to your garden and incorporating some features to get them to stay and reproduce involves a little planning ahead of time for optimum results. Choose a location that provides some protection from wind. …

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