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The UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County to host ‘Spring Vegetable Gardening' class

RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2014

TAVARES — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting “Spring Vegetable Gardening” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 1 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The hour-long class is part of the "Saturday in the Garden” speaker series and will be presented by Brooke Moffis, residential horticulture agent.
Online registration for the class is available at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/saturday-in-the-garden-march-2014-tickets-10663343347. The fee for the class is $5 for adults and free for children under the age of 16.
Participants are also invited to explore the Discovery Gardens, a 3.5-acre habitat next to the Agricultural Center, which is open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month. Class attendance is not required to visit the gardens and entry is free.
The mission of the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County is to develop knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Extension provides free consultations, as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. The Foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.


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