Florida-Friendly Landscaping Workshop Series Sept. 19, 25, Oct. 2

August 18, 2018

September 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

University of Florida/IFAS Walton County Extension would like to invite you to attend their “Florida-Friendly Landscaping Workshop Series” Sept. 19, Sept. 25, Oct. 2. The workshops will be held at Walton County Extension Coastal Branch, 70 Logan Ln, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 from 9 a.m. – 12 Noon.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) means using low-maintenance plants and environmentally sustainable practices. To learn more how to create a beautiful landscape that could save you time, energy and money while protecting our future, sign up to attend this workshop series! This series includes two site visits: an initial consultation to assess the current landscape situation and follow up site consultation to certify yards.

The cost of the series is $30 and includes three 2-hour workshops and three printed publications The Florida Friendly Landscaping Guide to Plant Selection and Landscape Design, The Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Handbook, a Florida-Friendly Landscaping folder.

You must attend all three days to receive the $30 price and follow up site visits. Individual workshop participation costs are $15 per class and do not include site visits.  Registration link: https://waltonfflworkshopseries.eventbrite.com/ gives you access to all three sessions. If you wish to only attend one of the workshops and not all three, please call (850)-892-8172 to register for individual events.  Purchasing a ticket through Eventbrite gives you access to all three sessions.

Dates and topics:

-Sept. 19: FFL Principles 1-3
(Right Plant, Right Place; Water Efficiently; and Fertilize Appropriately)

-Sept. 25: FFL principles 4-6
(Mulch; Attract Wildlife; and Manage Yard Pests Responsibly)

-Oct. 2: FFL principles 7-9
(Recycle Yard Waste, Reduce Stormwater Runoff, and Protect the Waterfront)