Growing tomatoes workshop in DeFuniak Springs April 3

March 20, 2015

tomatoes2The UF/IFAS – Walton County Extension with the Master Gardeners will hold their 7th Annual Growing Totally Tomatoes Workshop in DeFuniak Springs on Friday, April 3 from 2 – 3 p.m.  It will be held at the Defuniak Springs Walton Extension Office, 732 N 9th Street, next to the Fairgrounds.

Learn about plant selection, garden location, alternate growing spaces, soil requirements, maintenance and other topics.   It is fun to grow healthy, tasty tomatoes for you and your family to enjoy.

The cost is $10 to include all materials and tomato plants to take home.  Registration is required by the Monday before the workshop.  Call Cheryl at 850-892-8172 or send your check made out to: Walton County Advisory/Tomatoes; please indicate which program location and send to the Walton County Extension, 732 N 9th Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433

Master Gardeners will be on hand to sell additional tomatoes (4 inch pot for $2 or 3 for $5) following the program and to take gardening questions.  Tomato varieties include Amelia, Fletcher, German Johnson, Super Sweet 100 and Early Girl.  These hybrids have been tested and grown at the University of Florida and are known to be good performers for Florida.