'Wallet-Wise Watering Tips' for Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Registration is open for a March seminar on Florida-Friendly Landscaping, presented by the Hillsborough County Extension office in Seffner.


Due to popular demand, Hillsborough County Extension Service is offering a Florida-Friendly Landscaping 101 seminar to teach residents wallet-wise watering tips. This free seminar will take place on Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hillsborough Community College-Dale Mabry Campus, 4001 Tampa Bay Blvd. in Tampa.

Participants will learn how to select high color, drought tolerant, and low maintenance plants to use as turfgrass alternatives. They will also hear from University of Florida IFAS and Hillsborough County Extension Service horticulturists on such topics as:

  • Why turfgrass Fails
  • Microirrigation
  • Retention Ponds
  • New Irrigation Technologies
  • Groundcovers as Alternatives to Turf
  • Irrigation Audits
  • High Color, Drought Tolerant and Low Maintenance Plants
  • Best Management Practices
  • The Disease Triangle and Irrigation

Attendance to this seminar also includes a goodie bag with resources to take home. The City of Tampa Water Department is a sponsor of the seminar.

Space is limited, but you can click here to register: http://walletwisewateringtips.eventbrite.com. For more information, call the Extension Service Office at 813-744-5519.


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