NEWCOMER? Florida Gardening Crash Course & More

Learn more about growing roses, a free class by the experts at Nassau County Extension. For those who moved to Florida are are new to local living, take a crash course in northeast Florida gardening. See list of this month’s classes and clinics, most are free.

New Florida Homeowner? Learn About Northeast Florida Gardening
New Florida Homeowner? Learn About Northeast Florida Gardening

New Homeowners: Learn About Local Gardening

Rebecca Jordi
Rebecca Jordi
On two Saturdays, February 13 & 20, 2016, Nassau County Extension Director/Horticulture Agent, Rebecca Jordi, will conduct a two-day seminar, “Crash Course in North Florida Gardening” for homeowners new to local gardening. The topics include: proper landscape practices, and trees/plants for the Northeast Florida area. Classes are 8 am until noon, at the Nassau County Extension office in Yulee.

Attendance is limited to 30 people. Cost is $50 per person/$75 per couple by Friday, Feb 5, 2016 deadline. Late registration fees: $75/person $100/couple.

Registration form can be accessed at http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu/horticulture/crashcourse/crashcoursereg.docx. After printing REGISTRATION FORM, mail checks to: Crash Course, Nassau County Extension, 543350 US Highway 1, Callahan, FL 32011. For more information call Ms. Jordi at 904-530-6350 or 904-530-6353, fax 904-548.1465 or email [email protected]

Landscape Matters – Roses (Free Class)

On February 3 from 10 am until 11 am, Nassau County Master Gardener Carol Ann Atwood will conduct a hands-on Landscape Matters Rose class beginning in the conference room of the James S. Page Government Center. The class will include a pruning demonstration, and discussion of diseases, remedies, irrigation, varieties, colors, fertilizers, arrangements, when to cut for arrangements, conditions for success, different grades, knock outs vs Hybrid teas, how to plant, and soil amendments. For more information, access Nassau County Extension website or call the Extension office at 904-530-6350.

Landscape Matters – Pruning Landscape Trees (Free Class)

On Feb 17, 2016, Nassau County Extension Director/Nassau County Horticulture Agent, Rebecca Jordi and Master Gardener Bea Walker will conduct a Landscape Matters class on pruning trees and shrubs in your landscape. The session will take place at the UF/IFAS Nassau County Demonstration Garden. For more information, see the Nassau Extension website or call the Extension office at 904-530-6350.

Nassau County Plant Clinics (FREE)

On Feb 1 and Feb 8, 2016 from 10 am until 2 pm, Rebecca Jordi, Extension Director/Horticulture Agent will conduct Plant Clinics. All Nassau County residents are invited to bring plant samples showing problems in their landscapes. Problems will be identified and solutions offered for correction. For information call 904-530-6350.

Phone Duty Fridays, Call An Expert

Master Gardeners are on phone duty Fridays from 10 am until 2 pm, at 904-530-6350, press ‘1’ for Yulee office.