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The Evening Gardener Speaker Series — Fall Vegetable Gardening New
Turf Talk Speaker Series — Zoysia & St. Augustine Grass New
Florida-Friendly Speaker Series — Water-Wise Trees & Shrubs New

Plant Q & A

The Evening Gardener Speaker Series
Fall Vegetable Gardening

Time to get ready for the Fall vegetable garden!

 Tuesday, July 15th
 6:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m.
 Sumter County Ag Center in Bushnell (Sumter Fairgrounds)

UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension Master Gardeners present The Evening Gardener Speaker Series on Fall Vegetable Gardening. Whether you want to plant a little lettuce in a box, a tomato in a pot, a 10 x 10 garden or an acre, you should attend this class. Learn how to properly prepare your soil, planting dates, fertilizer requirements, composting, varieties that work best in our zone, easy herbs to grow and more! Plus, we'll have our popular plant give-away!

Please join us for this presentation. You can register at www.eveninggardenerjuly2014.eventbrite.com or call 352-793-2728, Ext. 229, and leave your name, phone number and number of tickets you are requesting.

Turf Talk Speaker Series
Zoysia & St. Augustine Grass

UF/IFAS Sumter County Master Gardeners present a speaker the 4th Tuesday of each month.
This will be the last talk on turf for 2014.

 Tuesday, July 22nd
 1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.
at Sea Breeze Recreation Center
 3:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Eisenhower Recreation Center

Please join us to learn how to fertilize, mow and maintain your lawn.

Please remember to bring your Village IDs.

If you would like to be on our mailing list and get our monthly Gardener's Journal and a Calendar of Monthly Events, please email plantclinic@aol.com and we will send you a link to our website.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping Series
Water-Wise Trees & Shrubs

Choosing water-wise trees and shrubs is a very smart decision. Not only are you protecting our important water resources, but you will be saving on your water bill. Come learn about drought-tolerant trees and shrubs for your landscape in this session of our Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Series.  We’ll also have the coveted Florida Friendly Landscaping™ books for our attendees.

 Thursday, July 24th
 1:00 p.m.
 Sumter County Service Center, Room 102

 7375 Powell Road in Wildwood

Come join us. We have limited room capacity and only 39 seats are left at this time, so register early at www.fflseriesjuly2014.eventbrite.com. If you prefer to register offline, email plantclinic@aol.com or call 352-793-2728, Ext. 229, and leave your name, phone number and the number of tickets required. We will contact you to confirm your reservation.

Plant Q & A

Bradenton Plant Q & A  is a monthly event held the 1st Thursday of every month.

 Thursday, August 7th
 1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
 Bradenton Recreation Center

A panel of Sumter County Master Gardeners hold an open forum for residents of The Villages. Ask questions about any problems with turf, plants, or pests in your landscape. Feel free to bring pictures or parts of plants that you want to talk about.

Remember to bring your Village ID.

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