Free Class – Much Ado About Mulch
Residents are invited to attend a free class, “Much Ado About Mulch” on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the West Hernando Library – 6335 Blackbird Ave, Brooksville at 10:30 a.m. The class will be presented by Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr. William Lester. There are many mulch choices out there, but which ones are the right ones? Learn about the benefits of mulch, and how to choose the right mulch which will retain soil moisture, prevent erosion, reduce weeds and look good in your landscape. Free class. No registration necessary.
Free Class –Florida-Friendly and Neighbor Friendly – Growing Wild in a Civilized Community
Residents are invited to attend a free class, “Florida-Friendly and Neighbor Friendly – Growing Wild in a Civilized Community” on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Spring Hill Branch Library – 9220 Spring Hill Dr. at 10:30 a. m. The class will be presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator, Lilly Browning. Learn the basic psychology behind what humans feel comfortable with in a landscape, and how to incorporate Florida-Friendly and native plants into a community-pleasing design. Free Class. No registration necessary.
Saturday Rain Barrel Workshop on August 19
Residents are invited to attend a Rain Barrel workshop on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:30 a. m. The Workshop will be held at the Spring Hill Branch Library – 9220 Spring Hill Dr. 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 August 19” 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 are 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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