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Saturday in the Garden speaker series presents ‘Vegetable Garden Pests, Diseases and Other Problems’

RELEASE DATE: March 6, 2015

TAVARES –  The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting “Vegetable Garden Pests, Diseases and Other Problems” as part of the Saturday in the Garden speaker series at 10 a.m. on March 14 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares.
“This class will cover the most frequently asked questions on vegetable gardening,” said Brooke Moffis, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, who will be presenting the class.

Online registration for the class is available for $5 online for adults at https://eventbrite.com/event/16002705523/.  Payment for adults is $6 at the door. Children under the age of 16 may attend free of charge.

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. Class participation is not necessary for entry into the gardens.

For more information about this program or for questions on gardening, contact the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County 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 service 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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Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851

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