Friday, May 13, 2011

Free Florida-Friendly Workshop

The rainy season is going to start soon and it will be the perfect time to put in any new plants you have been planning for you landscape.  On May 21st spend your Saturday morning learning how to select plants for your landscape that will thrive in our South Florida environment and save you money and work in the landscape!  This workshop covers some Florida-Friendly plant selection and efficient use of water in the landscape to make your plants healthy and happy.  At the workshop we will also be raffling off some Florida-Friendly plants including:
desert cassia (Senna polyphylla),
Desert Senna

paradise trees (Simarouba glauca)

frangipani (Plumeria spp.)

bromeliads and more!  Make sure to bring your old inefficient showerheads (house must have been built before 1996 and only 2 per home address) and incandescent light bulbs (limit of 3 per address) to exchange for new efficient models thanks to Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department and Office of Sustainability.

If you are interested in attending the class register by contacting Laura Vasquez.
lavasquez@ufl.edu

or visit our website for more information:


Space is limited so be sure to contact us soon!

When: May 21, 2011
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: West Kendall Regional Library
10210 Hammocks Blvd #159 Miami, FL. 33196

1 comment:

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