TAVARES — The Lake County Extension is inviting residents to an educational program entitled, “Florida Friendly Landscaping – Plant Selection,” on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lake County Agricultural Center, located at 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares.
This program, headed by Charles Fedunak, Environmental Horticulturist with the University of Florida, will offer numerous tips and techniques to both new and seasoned landscapers on making the landscaping experience more enjoyable and environmentally friendly.
Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 15, as space is limited. There is a $5 fee for the program ($6.27 if you pre-pay online). Attendees who choose to pay at the door are still required to pre-register. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/event/2849078671.
The Lake County Extension provides research-based information and educational program cooperatively with the Lake County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida for all aspects of horticulture, agriculture, food safety, the home environment, financial management and 4-H youth programs.
The Extension’s mission is to make knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources accessible to people to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Lake County Extension provides a free Master Gardener plant clinic and free consultations as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects.
For more information about this program, or for questions on gardening, contact the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (IFAS) Lake County Extension office at (352) 343-4101. The foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.