Saturday, February 15, 2014

Upcoming Programs at Duval County Extension for February

There are some great programs for the month of February at the Duval County Extension.  If you're interested, please remember to register as seating is limited.  For more information, please contact the Duval County Extension office at 904-255-7450.

A New Leaf Newsletter January/February Issue

Saturday, February 8th  9AM-1PM
Growing and Eating Seasonally
Learn how to grow warm-season vegetables, how to compost and food sampling of seasonal produce. The cost is $10. Must pre-register and prepay. Call Jeannie for more information at 255-7450.

Wednesday, February 12th 10AM – Noon
Compost & Vermicompost Workshop
Attendees can make their own worm bin with worms (optional) for $10 or just attend the class for $5.00 to learn about composting.
Deadline to pre-register with payment is Friday, February 7th for worm bin. Make check to DCOHAC, and mail to Worm Bin, 1010 N McDuff Ave. Jacksonville, Fl  32254. For questions, call Becky 255-7450 or email her at

And the big event for February!
A Day of Gardening
Saturday, February 22nd 8:30 – 2:30 PM
This is a fun filled day of shopping our vendors, listening to gardening speakers and lunch with us. The cost is $15.00. I have attached the registration form. Pre-payment is required by mailing check or online. You don’t want to miss this. It fills up really quick each year so pre-register early. Deadline to register if Tuesday, Feb 18th. No walk-ins!  Download the registration form below.
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Hydroponic Tower Garden Session at Hagan Ace Hardware Store

If you ever wanted to know how to make your own hydroponic tower garden or had questions about starting one, Ace is the place!  There will be a session at the Hagan Ace Hardware store on 12501 San Jose Blvd, 32223, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 16.

Hydroponic Tower Garden Session
Date:  Sunday, February 16, 2014
Time:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location:  Hagan Ace Hardware, 12501 San Jose Blvd, 32223
Phone:  (904) 268-9597
Topics covered:
      •Hydroponics explained
      •Tower Garden story
      •Growing vegetables, fruit, and herbs without soil