The Horticulture, Master Gardener and Florida-Friendly Landscaping programs at UF/IFAS Extension Polk County can help you garden and landscape in Polk County, Florida.
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It can be really hard to figure out how much fertilizer to apply when you are ready to fertilize your lawn. This short video makes figuring out fertilization a little bit easier! Contact us if you have any other questions on fertilizing your Florida lawn.
There will be a rain barrel truckload sale in cooperation with Spring Obsession on Saturday, March 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Bay Street parking lot in Lakeland. Purchase a rain barrel for $60 OR get a $10 off coupon by attending the 12:00 p.m. rain barrel workshop at Spring Obsession (workshops will be held in the Wakeman room near Harry's). Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water by collecting rain water for irrigation use in and around the home.
Spring Obsession will be Saturday, March 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Munn Park in downtown Lakeland. Flowering plants, orchids, palms, Florida native plants, fruiting plants and art and garden related items will be for sale. Replace those frozen plants with something new and exciting! Attend a gardening workshop in the speakers venue on Kentucky Avenue.
Speakers schedule: 9:00 a.m. New Plant Introductions 10:00 a.m. Pests and Diseases in Vegetables
11:00 a.m. Color, Cold Hardy, and Low Maintenance Plants 12:00 p.m. Rain Barrels (Attend to receive a $10 coupon good towards the purchase of a rain barrel!) 1:00 p.m. Landscaping for Birds 2:00 p.m. New Plant Introductions
Programs will be held in the Wakeman Park View Room at 103 North Kentucky Avenue (across the street from Munn Park).