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Beautify your lawn with Florida-friendly landscaping
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Beautify your lawn with Florida-friendly landscaping

St. Petersburg, Florida -- You can learn how to save water, time and energy as part of the free Florida Style Landscaping Workshop Series. Pinellas County Extension and St. Petersburg landscaping specialists will host the workshops at the St. Petersburg Water Resources Department's "green" building located at at 1650 3rd Ave. North.

To pre-register, click here. For more information, call 727-551-3177. All classes are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Here's the Workshop Schedule:

  • Sept. 26: Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM, Avoiding Bad Plants, Gardening for Wildlife
  • Oct. 3:Protect our Water Ways with Proper Fertilizer Use, Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels. After attending Workshop (this day only), Rain Barrels are available for purchase! ($25.00, incl. tax)
  • Oct. 10:Landscape Design 1- Basics (the first of two classes). Bring your landscaping ideas!
  • Oct. 24: Landscape Design 2- Clinic (continuation from Oct. 10th). Experts work with you on your landscape plan! Also, Proper Plant Installation & Establishment (latest research)
  • Nov. 7: Landscape Maintenance - Everything from Proper Fertilizer and Pesticide Use to Pruning, Composting, and Mulching
  • Nov. 14: Sensible Sprinkler Systems and Micro-Irrigation Clinic


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