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The Virtual Plant Clinic With Dr. Bill June 20, 2024

The Virtual Plant Clinic With Dr. Bill June 20, 2024

Jun 20, 2:00pm

� Join Our Weekly Plant Clinic LIVE! �� Ask Your Questions, Get Expert Advice!
Tune in every week to our interactive plant clinic, where you can ask your gardening questions live and receive research-backed answers and advice. We're now streaming on both Facebook Live and YouTube Live for your convenience!
� This Week's Special Guest: Lindsey, the director of the Hernando County Environmentally Sensitive Lands Program,, will be here to answer all of your (and my) questions on Florida wildlife! Don't miss this week's session as Dr. Bill, Colby, and Master Gardener Volunteer Bernie answer all of your lawn and garden questions.
� Mark Your Calendar: � For a full listing of all our upcoming educational classes, visit hernandoextension.com/
� Topics Covered:
• Plant Care Tips
• Landscaping Advice
• Gardening Challenges
• Interactive Q&A
� Have a burning question? Ask live during the broadcast!
� Stay Connected: Follow us on social media for updates and gardening insights:
• Facebook: www.facebook.com/HernandoExt
• Hernando County Government YouTube: www.youtube.com/@HernandoCountyGovernment
� Discover More: Explore our library of gardening resources and articles on our website.
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Get Your Grove On! Fruit Gardening in Central Florida

Get Your Grove On! Fruit Gardening in Central Florida

Jul 16, 12:00pm - Jul 16, 1:00pm+5Jul 16, 12:00pm - Jul 16, 1:00pmJul 23, 12:00pm - Jul 23, 1:00pmJul 30, 12:00pm - Jul 30, 1:00pmAug 6, 12:00pm - Aug 6, 1:00pmAug 13, 12:00pm - Aug 13, 1:00pmAug 20, 12:00pm - Aug 20, 1:00pm

250 W County Home Rd, Sanford, FL, United States, Florida 32773 Map

Learn about growing fruits in Florida in this weekly 1 hour lunch and learn series. Each week we’ll discuss different fruit crops.

Join us for this 6 week series on fruit production in Florida! You can sign up for all six or each webinar individually. In each class, we will cover Florida Friendly Landscaping Principles and up to three different fruits each week. For each, we will cover proper maintenance, cultural control, management of common pests, and more.

Pesticide CEUs are available for those who attend the class.

16-Jul
12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL
12:05 12:15 FFL Principles: 9 Principles
12:15 12:30 Vanilla Orchids
12:30 12:45 Annona spp.
12:45 1:00 Figs

23-Jul
12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL
12:05 12:15 FFL Principles: Right Plant, Right Place
12:15 12:30 Pomegranates
12:30 12:45 Blueberries
12:45 1:00 Native Edibles: Elderberry, Native Plums, Paw Paw

30-Jul
12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL
12:05 12:15 FFL Principles: Water Efficiently
12:15 12:30 Barbados cherries
12:30 12:45 Citrus
12:45 1:00 Bananas

6-Aug
12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL
12:05 12:15 FFL Principles: Mulch
12:15 12:30 Papayas
12:30 12:45 Blackberries
12:45 1:00 Carambolas/Starfruits

13-Aug
12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL
12:05 12:15 FFL Principles:
12:15 12:30 Guavas/Pineapple Guavas
12:30 12:45 Zingiberaceae: Edibles in the Ginger Family
12:45 1:00 Mulberries

20-Aug
12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL
12:05 12:15 FFL Principles: Attract Wildlife
12:15 12:30 Drink Your Trees: Cacao, Coffee, Tea
12:30 12:45 Avocados
12:45 1:00 Weird & Wonderful
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