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april, 2024

16apr10:00 am11:30 amBlooms and Beyond: A Guided Garden Tour

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Grab your gardening hat, sunglasses, and some comfy shoes and join us for a guided tour through the UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Exploration Gardens! Our 4-acre demonstration gardens showcase Florida-friendly Landscaping™ principles, highlighting the diversity of gardening and landscaping options available to residents in Central Florida. Florida-friendly Landscaping™ is a collection of 9 principles and tips focused on landscape design, installation, and sustainable maintenance practices that are intended to reduce irrigation, protect water quality, and support wildlife. This tour will provide an excellent opportunity to learn first-hand about plant identification, selection, and maintenance for your very own residential landscape. From pollinator plants, to succulents, to fruit trees, vegetables, and herbs––there is plenty to see, smell, touch, and inspire!

Cost is $10 per individual and includes: 1.5-hour Guided walking tour, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ educational materials, a garden tour map, and pollinator seed packets. Kids 12 and under are free and encouraged to join! Pre-Registration is strongly encouraged.

Private group guided tours are also available by appointment. Please contact Heather Kalaman, at for more information.

Cancellation policy: Classes are subject to cancellation if a minimum number of attendees are not booked. If class is cancelled you will receive a notification, and a refund confirmation to the e-mail that is provided during the registration process. Refunds for class cancellations may take up to 30 days to process if registration fee is paid by cash or check.

Accessibility policy: The University of Florida is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. For disability accommodations such as sign language interpreters, please contact Heather Kalaman at at least 2 weeks in advanced. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.

An Equal Opportunity Institution.

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(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 11:30 am


UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

6021 S Conway Rd, Orlando, FL 32812


UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

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