Monthly Archive: January 2014

Limited Pesticide Training and Exam

The next opportunity to attend a review class for Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance or Limited Lawn and Ornamental is Thursday, February 6, 2014 in Crestview.  Licensed applicators can also earn the required CEUs for renewal by attending the morning hours.  Cost is $30.  For more information: LCLM 2614

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“Secret Life of Beach Mice” Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series

The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on Feb 4th, 5pm for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “The Secret Life of Beach Mice.”  This free seminar will be the first of our monthly series focusing on various coastal based topics throughout the …

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Preventing tree failure Arbor Day program in Crestview

Many trees fail as a result of improper planting procedures. Planting too deep and not addressing circling roots at planting are common causes for tree failure. There are two main ways deep planting causes the decline or death of trees. It suffocates roots and rots the base of the trunk. Planting a tree too deeply …

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Spring Into Vegetable Gardening Course

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a 4-week series to learn all you need to get started. This workshop series, titled “Spring into Vegetable Gardening,” will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. starting January 14th and concluding on February 4th. The cost is $30 per …

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Cogongrass in the Panhandle Workshop

Join us for workshop on the biology and control of cogongrass. January 14, 2014 Registration begins at 8:30am (Eastern Time) Program starts at 9:00am (Eastern Time) and will end at 4:30pm (Eastern Time). The cost of the workshop is $25 and includes lunch. Locations: Escambia Extension Office, 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment, Fl Okaloosa Extension Office, …

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