News from IFAS and Classes through December 2012

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UF/IFAS Sarasota County Extension Education Schedule

September 2012

Date Time Subject Place
Nov. 6 6:30-7:30 p.m. Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Nine Landscape Principles North Port Library
Nov. 9 1:30-2:30 p.m. Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Nine Landscape Principles Gulf Gate Library
Nov. 13 6:30-7:30 p.m. Composting North Port Library
Nov. 14 10-11 a.m. Cold Protection for Your Landscape Garden Twin Lakes Park
Nov. 14 1-3 p.m. Worm Composting Englewood Community Garden
Nov. 15 2-3 p.m. Non-native Invasive Plants Shamrock Park
Nov. 17 10-11 a.m. Rain Barrel Workshop Twin Lakes Park
Nov. 28 10-11 a.m. Container Gardening Twin Lakes Park
Nov. 28 1-2 p.m. Irrigation 101 Twin Lakes Park
Dec. 4 6:30-7:30 p.m. Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Creating Your Florida Yard North Port Library
Dec. 12 1-3 p.m. Plant Propagation Englewood Community Garden
Dec. 14 1:30-2:30 p.m. Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Creating Your Florida Yard Gulf Gate Library
Dec. 15 10-11 a.m. Rain Barrel Workshop North Sarasota Library
Dec. 19 10-11 a.m. Color in the Winter Landscape Twin Lakes Park
Dec. 19 1-2 p.m. Irrigation Twin Lakes Park
Dec. 20 2-3 p.m. Florida Snakes Shamrock Park

Class size is limited, advanced registration is required.

For more information and to register, visit

or call 941-861-5000.

Class Locations

Choices Natural Market, 735 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice North Sarasota Library, 2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota
Englewood Community Garden, 1390 Old Englewood Road, Englewood Sarasota Garden Club, 1131 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota
Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 South River Road, Englewood Shamrock Park, 3900 W. Shamrock Drive, Venice
Girl Scouts Gulfcoast Conference Center, 4740 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Road, Sarasota
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota Warm Mineral Springs, Spa Building, 12200 San Servando Ave., North Port
North Port Library, 13800 S. Tamiami Trail, North Port


Extension programs are open to all persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion or national origin. All Extension Service events comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please inform the contact person for each event at least 72 hours prior to the event date.