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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

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Farm Tour November 17

Details and Registration. Flyer. Program is SOLD OUT. Try again next year.

Saturday in the Gardens

November 18: Much Ado About Veggies. 9 a.m. - noon. UF/IFAS Lake County Extension Center. Learn what vegetables grow best in the Florida garden and explore healthy ways to use them in your kitchen. The $10 fee includes printed material, recipes, and tasty samples. Please register online.

Visit the 3.5 acre Discovery Gardens and check out the 24 different gardens of delight within. As always, it is free.

Local Cuisine
From the Roots Up

Ever wonder where your food comes from? Join us as we explore the journey that your food takes on it’s way from the farm to your fork. Each session will provide an overview of agricultural production, selection tips, and cooking techniques. Classes will conclude with an opportunity to sample some tasty recipes. Time of day varies, all are at the UF/IFAS Lake County Extension Center. Flyer with all program details.

November 18. 9 am Much Ado About Veggies. Flyer.
December 12. 6 pm Cooking with Citrus

Water School 2017

This program was made possible by grants and support from the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District, The Southwest Florida Water Management District, the Saint Johns River Water Management District, and the Lake County Water Authority. Presentations are provided in .pdf format.

Climate Change and Water - Chris Martinez, UF/IFAS

The True Cost of Water - Tatiana Borisova, UF/IFAS

Keeping Nature Alive - Minimum Flows and Levels – Jennifer Mitchell, St. Johns River Water Management District

Do We Have Enough? - Jason Bellino, US Geological Survey

Florida Water Star – Robin Grantham, Southwest Florida Water Management District

Lake Levels – How and Why? Mike Perry, Lake County Water Authority

Central Florida Water Initiative – Joseph Quinn, Southwest Florida Water Management District

Politics of Water – Richard S. Owen, Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority

What is the Lake Soil & Water Conservation District (LSWCD)? Susan Fetter, LSWCD

Home Irrigation Systems - Steven Guch, UF/IFAS


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