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Lake County Extension Office announces programs, displays and events for the upcoming year

RELEASE DATE: January 22, 2007

TAVARES — The Lake County Extension Office is planning more than a dozen exciting programs, displays and events for 2007.

The Extension Office is a partnership between the Lake County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida, Institute of Food Agricultural Science. The Extension Office assists the community by sharing knowledge that improves the quality of life, protects and sustains natural resources and environmental systems, and helps food, fiber and agricultural industries stay competitive.

For more information about any of the following programs call (352) 343-4101 or pick up a free Extension Office event guide at the Lake County Agricultural Center, located 1951 Woodlea Drive in Tavares. Upcoming programs at the Extension Office include:

• Feb. 6, 6 to 8 p.m. — Adding Color to Your Landscape ?
• Feb. 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — New Residents Landscaping Workshop ??
• March 6, 6 to 8 p.m. — Landscape Design ?
• March 19-30, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. — University of Florida Master Naturalist Upland Class
  (Register at www.masternaturalist.org)
• April 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Art in the Gardens ?
• April 14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale
• May 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — New Residents Landscaping Workshop ??
• June 5, 6 to 8 p.m. — Residential Landscape Maintenance Seminar ?
• July 24, 6 to 8 p.m. — Landscaping for Wildlife ?
• Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Grape Day ?
• Aug. 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — New Residents Landscaping Workshop ??
• Sept. 4, 6 to 8 p.m. — Vegetable Gardening ?
• Oct. 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale
• Oct. 20, 3 to 7 p.m. — Bloomin’ BBQ at the Discovery Gardens (Call 343-4101 for tickets)
• Nov. 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Florida Winter Landscaping Workshop ??
• Dec. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Citrus Festival ?

? — Cost: $5; Friends of the Horticultural Learning Center and active master gardeners free.
?? — Cost: free; registration required by calling (352) 343-4101.

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