VOLUSIA CO., Fla. — Volusia County’s master gardeners will share summer gardening tips and answer questions during eight plant clinics in August. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.
- 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. The gardeners will discuss pollinators for landscapes and edible plants.
- 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 6, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.
- 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Edgewater Public Library, 103 W. Indian River Blvd.
- 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Jessy Wayles of the Marine Discovery Center will explain how to protect and restore mangroves.
- 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Howard Jeffries will discuss pest control and plant scouting from 11 a.m. to noon.
- 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Sugar Mill Gardens, 950 Sugar Mill Road, Port Orange.
- 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd.
- 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.
Master gardeners are volunteers who answer gardening questions at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, present horticultural classes to community groups, and staff information booths at fairs and garden shows. For more information about the county’s Master Gardener Program, call the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension at 386-822-5778.
–Volusia County, Florida
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