September 2013 Horticulture Programs, Nassau County

September’s free gardening clinics for Nassau County, Florida residents. (Also, mark your calendar for Nassau County Master Gardeners’ Fall plant sale, October 5, 2013.)

Spanish Bayonet in J. Cleaver garden on Amelia River. (Photo by Elizabeth Wilkes)
Spanish Bayonet in J. Cleaver garden on Amelia River. (Photo by Elizabeth Wilkes)

September 11, 2013

Master Gardener Sue Ray will give a presentation about bulbs and their dramatic colorful addition to your garden. She will offer ideas of how and where to incorporate bulbs into your landscape, care and feeding as well as those varieties of bulbs that are well suited for our local area. For more information, see the Nassau County Extension website or call the Extension office at 904-879-1019. Master Gardeners are on phone duty Fridays at 904-491-7340.

September 16, 2013

Becky Jordi, County Extension Director/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 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 information call 904-879-1019. Master Gardeners are on phone duty Fridays, at 904-491-7340.

Coming in October, mark your calendar!

Nassau County Master Gardeners will conduct their Fall plant sale on Friday, October 5, 2013 from 9 am until 2 pm. Plants that have been propagated by Master Gardeners will be on sale. Among the featured plants are Jacobinia, in both yellow and pink varieties, and Scuttelaria. The plant sale will take place at the UF/IFAS Nassau County Demonstration Garden on Nassau Place, Yulee rain or shine. Come early for best selection. For more information, see the Extension website or call 904-879-1019.