Friday, October 4, 2013

Get Your Green On!


Here are some October workshops for folks nearby.


Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Calendar


This calendar contains a list of Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ programs, programs offered by the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service, and other landscaping related events.

October 2013


Living Green:  Landscaping for Wildlife
Mackay Gardens & Lakeside Preserve Workshop Series,
presented by the Polk County Master Gardeners
Thursday, October 3, 10:00 a.m.
900 Mackay Blvd., Lake Alfred All programs are FREE and DO NOT require pre registration.  Directions can be found at www.mylakealfred.com or by calling the City of Lake Alfred at (863) 291-5747.We provide drinks for each program.  Attendees are invited to share a snack or finger food, if desired.
Our classes make a perfect field trip for area garden clubs.  Attendees are free to explore the grounds and visit our Florida Friendly demonstration garden after the program.  There is no admission charge to the Preserve.  If you have a club or large group that would like to attend, please contact Pat Farris, Master Gardener (863-293-3426) so we can plan for the size of your group.

Boktoberfest Plant Sale
Saturday, October 18, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales
Garden related items and plants for sale.  Visit the Polk County Master Gardeners' tent for up-to-date landscaping information, bring soil for a soil test, purchase UF gardening books and get plants and insects identified by the experts. For more information go to the Boktoberfest website

Munn Park Garden Extravaganza
Saturday, October 26, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Munn Park, Downtown Lakeland
This event is presented by the Lakeland Garden Club. Visit the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service's Master Gardners and Florida-Friendly Landscaping tents to get up-to-date landscaping information, bring soil for a soil test, purchase UF gardening books and get plants and insects identified by the experts. 2014 Master Gardener calendars and NEW cookbooks will be available to purchase at this event!  

For further information, call (863) 519-8677
or check the website here


Have a fabulous fall weekend,  y'all!