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Free workshop to demonstrate proper fruit-pruning equipment, procedures

RELEASE DATE: January 31, 2013

TAVARES — The Lake County Extension invites residents to attend a Fruit Pruning workshop to learn hands-on tips that will show proper pruning techniques and pruning equipment for grape vines and peach trees. The free educational program will take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Lake County Extension, Agricultural Center at 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. 

Because of limited space, registration is required by Thursday, Feb. 7.  To register, visit http://fruitpruningworkshop.eventbrite.com

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 the program or with questions on gardening, call the UF/Lake County Extension office at 352-343-4101. The foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.

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