Day of gardening sessions and shopping

Posted on February 6, 2018 by Gloria Mazure in Active Lifestyles, Baby Boomers, Benefit events, Blog, Boomer and Senior Resources, BSR, Community Resources, Eldercare Resources, Entertainment, Environment, Events for Women, Hobbies, Home Repairs, Independent Living, Local Events, Nature, Outdoor Fun, Volunteering

To kick off the spring gardening season, a Day of Gardening 2018 will take place Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Duval County Extension, 1010 McDuff Avenue N., Jacksonville.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

Enjoy a day of gardening topics while you shop with local vendors to get ready for the growing season. General session topics include: Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Pollinators, and Foraging for Edible & Medicinal Plants.
Breakout Session one (choose 1): Managing Tough Weeds, Top Tomato Picks, Ideas for Themed Gardens
Breakout Session two (choose 1): Mythbusters: Food Labels, Tool Time: Sharpening & Maintenance Tips, Storm Hardy Trees
The cost is $20 to attend and the deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 16. This fee will include a light lunch, snacks and handouts.
To register with a credit card go to:
Otherwise, to register, call  Sarah Freeman at (904) 255-7450  or email