Free Class – Lilly’s Favorite 50
Residents are invited to attend a free class, “Lilly’s Favorite 50” on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the West Hernando Library – 6335 Blackbird Ave, Brooksville at 10:30 a.m. The class will be presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator, Lilly Browning, she will share the wonderful variety of plant life available in central Florida, and how to add diversity to your landscape. Great for newcomers! Free class. No registration necessary.
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Stump the Experts….. Photo by Alice Mary Herden

Free Class –Stump the Experts!

 
Residents are invited to attend a free class, “Stump the Experts!” on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Spring Hill Branch Library – 9220 Spring Hill Dr. at 10:30 a. m. The class will be presented by Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr. Bill Lester and Master Gardener Bernie Bathauer. In this informal session, we invite you to bring your plant samples, lawn samples, insect samples and your questions! It’s your turn for the floor! Ask those pressing questions about Florida gardening, and learn from the questions of others. Free Class. No registration necessary.
Free Class – Wild by Design
 
Residents are invited to attend a free class, “Wild by Design” on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, at 10:00am. The class will be presented by Master Gardener/ Native Plant Expert Rita Grant. Participants will learn tips to bring wildlife to their landscape by following Florida-Friendly Landscape principle number five, “Attract Wildlife.” Free class. No registration necessary.
 
Saturday Rain Barrel Workshop on May 20th

Residents are invited to attend a Rain Barrel workshop on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10:30 a. m.  The Workshop will be held at the Spring Hill Branch Library – 9220 Spring Hill Dr. Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator, Lilly Browning will present the Rain Barrel Workshop.
To attend the Rain Barrel Workshop you must pre-register and send $55 to HCUD – 15635 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34613. Write “Rain Barrel Workshop May 20th” on the envelope. Hernando County Utilities Customers who attend the workshop and install a rain barrel at their home will receive at one-time credit on their water bill for $25. Please bring a vehicle that can accommodate a 55 gallon barrel. Attendance at a workshop is mandatory to purchase a rain barrel.  Please call 352-540-6230 for more information.
 Florida-Friendly Landscaping program
 
Lilly Browning
Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator
Hernando County Utilities Department
Water Conservation Division
15365 Cortez Blvd.
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 540-6230
 
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