Lake County Extension

Welcome to Lake County Extension

Office Hours 8 am- 5 pm M - F
Garden Hours 9 am - 4 pm M - F 
Third Saturday of Month 9 am - 4 pm

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Saturday in the Gardens

January 21: Cultivate and Create with Herbs. 10 a.m. Lake County Extension Center. Discover cultivation tips and creative ways to use herbs in your kitchen, home, and garden.  This two hour class will be taught by Extension Agents Brooke Moffis and Mia Wilchombe as part of the Saturday in the Gardens Speaker Series.   Pre-registration for the class is required, cost is $5 online, cash, or check at the Lake County Extension Center during normal business hours.


Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2

January 18. 10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lady Lake Public Library. Learn healthy cooking habits for the New Year! Discover how to downsize and simplify meal preparation without sacrificing flavor. Register online or call 352-343-4101 ext 2721. 

Water School Presentations

Watch the presentations from the Lake Sumter Water School below. This program was made possible by a grant from the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Lake County Water Authority.

Climate Change and Water - Chris Martinez, UF/IFAS

Economics of Water - Tatiana Borisova, UF/IFAS

Keeping Nature Alive - James Hollingshead, St. Johns River Water Management District

Do We Have Enough?- David Sumner, US Geological Survey

Economic Development and Water - Pierce Jones, UF/IFAS

Florida Water Law - David Rathke, Southwest Florida Water Management District