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Extension offers July classes to help with gardening, finances

RELEASE DATE: July 5, 2016

TAVARES — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is welcoming residents to the following classes in July:

What: Saturday in the Gardens Series: Edible Landscaping
When: Saturday, July 16 at 10 a.m.
Where: Lake County Extension Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares
Details: Participants will learn about vegetables, herbs, and fruit trees that can be used in an edible landscape. Pre-registration is required online for $5 at http://bit.ly/28Rg5GI or by cash or check at the Lake County Extension Center during normal business hours.

What: What’s Bugging You? Managing Yard Pests Responsibly
When: Monday, July 18 at 6 p.m.
Where: Trilogy Magnolia House, 100 Falling Acorn Ave., Groveland
Details: The UF/IFAS Extension and Lake County Master Gardeners, in partnership with the Wildflowers of Trilogy Garden Club, present the third class in the Florida-Friendly Landscape Speaker Series. Participants will learn how to encourage good bugs and handle pests in their yards. Pre-registration is required online for $5 at http://bit.ly/28T4HH7 or by cash or check at the Lake County Extension Center during normal business hours.

What: Estate Planning Webinar
When: Wednesday, July 20 at noon 
Details: Everyone, regardless of age or net worth, needs an estate plan. This session is an overview of estate planning including terminology, property ownership as related to estate planning, federal estate tax, and steps to get started. Free, online registration is available at http://bit.ly/28NcWGo.

For additional details, contact the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County at 352-343-4101 or visit http://lake.ifas.ufl.edu. 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.


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