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Saturday in the Garden series presents ‘Winterizing Your Landscape’

RELEASE DATE: November 21, 2014

TAVARES – The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting the "Winterizing Your Landscape” class at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The class is part of the "Saturday in the Garden” speaker series and will be presented by Brooke Moffis, Residential Horticulture Agent with UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County.

“This class will teach participants how to care for turf and protect plants, as well as general plant maintenance during the winter months,” said Moffis.

Online registration for the class is available at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/winterizing-your-landscape-december-6-2014-tickets-14424791941. Tickets are $5 for adults when purchased online and $6 at the door. Children under the age of 16 may attend for free.

Participants are also invited to explore the Discovery Gardens, a 3.5-acre habitat next to the Agricultural Center that features 20 themed gardens, which is open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Participation in the program is not required to enter Discovery Gardens.

For more information about this program or to ask questions about gardening, contact the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County at 352-343-4101.  

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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