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Central Florida Landscape & Garden Fair to be held Feb. 11 & 12

RELEASE DATE: February 2, 2012

EUSTIS —The public is invited to make plans to attend the upcoming Central Florida Landscape & Garden Fair being held on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ferran Park in Eustis.

The fair will provide an opportunity to meet with, and purchase goods from, dozens of exhibitors that specialize in landscaping, gardening, irrigation, horticultural, fertilizer, composting, hardscapes and more. A drawing will be held for a free rain barrel, provided by Industrial Containers, and a Square Foot Garden, provided by SFG Supply.

Families are encouraged to bring their children for free hands-on craft activities hosted by The Home Depot, The Yard Stop and the Lake County Library System, as well as free face painting.

During the two-day event, special “Ask the Experts” workshops and seminars will be available to help fair-goers learn about best-practices for gardening and landscaping.

Headlining the list of speakers will be the creator and founder of square-foot gardening,Mel Bartholomew. Mel’s first book, “Square Foot Gardening”, became America’s largest selling gardening book ever, with over two million copies sold.  His Square Foot Gardening television series has been featured on PBS, Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel.

The event is being sponsored by The Home Depot, The Yard Stop, Lake County Library System, Classic Tents, City of Eustis, The Lake County Office of Economic Development & Tourism, Inn on the Green and Lake Jem Farms. 

For more information about the event, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/cflgf, call (352) 343-9647 or email bdemartino@lakecountyfl.gov.



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Lake County Green Team
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