Tag Archive: Florida-friendly landscaping

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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2015 Master Gardener Training Class!

If you have ever considered becoming a Master Gardener, now is the time! Master Gardeners are dedicated individuals who train in horticulture under Extension faculty and then serve as volunteers in the community by teaching research based information and the principles of Florida-friendly landscaping. Projects include assisting residents with their landscape problems, giving presentations to groups, and …

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7th Annual Monarch Madness October 4 – 5

buckeye butterfly

Join the Panhandle Butterfly House in celebrating the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly. The 7th Annual Monarch Madness Butterfly Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday October 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offers fun for the entire family. The Panhandle Butterfly House is located at 8581 Navarre Parkway …

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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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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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