Free Class – Coping with Drought in the Landscape
Residents are invited to attend a free class, “Coping With Drought in the Landscape” on Tuesday, June 20, 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. William Lester and Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator, Lilly Browning. The Southwest Florida Water Management District has declared a Phase III Water Shortage. Tips and methods on how to help your landscape through the drought will be discussed. Free Class. No registration necessary.
Rain Barrel Workshop on June 28th
Residents are invited to attend a Rain Barrel workshop on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10:30 a. m. The Workshop will be held at the Hernando County Utilities Building (Former Tampa Bay Times Building) 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville 34613. 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 June 28” 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. All sales final. Please call 352-540-6230 for more information.
Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator
Hernando County Utilities Department
Water Conservation Division
15365 Cortez Blvd.
Brooksville, FL 34613
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