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Lake County Master Gardeners hosting annual plant sale

RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2013

TAVARES — The Lake County Master Gardener Plant Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Horticultural Learning Center’s Discovery Gardens, which is located on about 3.5 acres behind the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The plant sale is sponsored by the UF/IFAS Lake County Extension.

Discovery Gardens is a virtual outdoor learning center for young students and aspiring gardeners providing hands-on educational experiences. Started in 1995, the property is a joint effort of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, the Friends of the Horticultural Learning Center, the Master Gardener Society of Lake County and the UF/IFAS Lake County Extension.

The UF/IFAS Lake County Extension provides research-based information and educational programs 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 UF/IFAS Lake County 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 Extension provides free consultations as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. For more information, call 352-343-4101, email rcbas@ufl.edu or visit lake.ifas.ufl.edu. The foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.

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Brooke Moffis
352-343-4101
burnb48@ufl.edu

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