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


Saturday in the Gardens

July 16:  Introduction to Edible Landscaping 10:00 Participants will learn about vegetables, herbs, and fruit trees that can be utilized in an edible landscape. This class will also cover basic design principles.  The speakers will be Residential Horticulture Agent Brooke Moffis, and Master Gardener Karen Kennen.  Cost of program is $5.  Registration is required.


FYP Florida Friendly Speaker Series 

July 18:  What's Bugging You? Managing Yard Pests Responsibly   6 pm Trilogy Magnolia House 100 Falling Acorn Ave., Groveland UF/IFAS Master Gardeners in partnership with the Wildflowers of Trilogy Garden Club is pleased to present this third class. Discover how to encourage good bugs and how to handle bad bugs in your yard. Cost of program is $5, registration is required.


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


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