Pinellas County Extension Offers New Water Wise Workshop

If you’ve missed previous “Water Wise” workshops then you might want to register online to catch the latest one. It will be held on Saturday, November 8 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Pinellas County Extension office in Largo, FL. You may even want to register again if you’ve attended this workshop in the past, since topics do rotate from month to month. This time the extension office will be covering Rainwater Harvesting as well as a few other important topics. The workshop is totally free. This is a great place..

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Two Interesting Community Events from Pinellas County Extension

Did you know that “upcycling” is a major gardening trend? A few minutes on Pinterest will show you the truth of this statement. People are doing all sorts of cool things with old bicycles, old wheels, even old doors. It’s all about taking so-called “trash” and turning it into items of beauty and value in your landscape. Of course, there’s an art to this. If you aren’t careful, “upcycling” could look a lot like filling your yard with trash, something neither you nor your neighbors would ultimately appreciate. That’s why the latest event from Pinellas..

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Community Event: Florida-Friendly Landscape Class

If you’ve missed previous Florida-friendly landscape classes you’re in luck, because there’s a new one on the way. On May 8th, Pinellas County Extension will host “Ten Easy Steps to a Florida-friendly Landscape.” The class will be taught by Doriss Heitzmann, the Florida-friendly Landscaping Community Outreach Coordiantor for Pinellas County Extension. You can’t get much more expert than that! You’ll learn important info about building a landscape that is less water-dependent than most “traditional” landscapes. You’ll also learn how to make your landscape a haven for local wildlife. You’ll even learn how to save some..

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