Problem Plants or Troubled Grass? Free Nassau Extension Programs

Two free horticulture programs offered by local experts. April 18th, 2011 plant clinic and April 20th, 2011 turfgrass class. Get help from the pros!

Blooming Now on Amelia Island, Black Knight Butterflybush & Clump Verbena
Blooming Now on Amelia Island, Black Knight Butterflybush & Clump Verbena

Nassau County Extension is conducting two horticulture programs in April 2011:


April 18, 2011 — Plant Clinic

Becky Jordi, Nassau County Horticulture Extension Agent will conduct a Plant Clinic from 10 am until 2 pm at the Yulee Extension Office (A1A and Pages Dairy Road).  All Nassau County residents are invited to bring plant samples showing problems in their landscapes.  Problems will be identified and solutions offered for correction.  There is no fee for this service.  For more information call 904-491-7340.

April 20, 2011 — Landscape Matters-Turf grass

Master Gardener Nelson Peterson will conduct a class on turf weeds and lawn grasses.  The session will take place at the UF/IFAS Nassau County Demonstration Garden.  Nelson will discuss varieties of turf and considerations in selecting the best grass for your landscape and lawn maintenance practices.  Class is free and open to the public.  For more information, see the Nassau County, Florida Extension website or call the Nassau Extension office at 904-491-7340.

(Pictured here, barrier island spring blooms, perennials Black Knight Butterflybush and Clump Verbena add vivid purple to this Amelia Island garden. Photo by W.B. Lawson)