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News Release: 2/3/2021:FREE virtual classes on Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

FREE virtual classes on Florida-Friendly Landscaping™
(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) program offers classes and workshops year-round to help residents learn how to save time, money and water when maintaining their lawns and gardens. Residents are invited to participate in free, online learning through virtual, interactive classes for the month of February. These virtual classes will be presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping Coordinator Lilly Browning.
The schedule of classes along with a short description of each is listed below. Residents can participate by clicking the Zoom meeting link associated with the class they wish to attend at the time it is offered and entering in the meeting ID and passcode. Videos will be available on the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Facebook and the Hernando County Government YouTube Channel after the class has been recorded.
 
Free Virtual Class: Seven Steps and Three Years to a Florida-Friendly Yard
Residents are invited to virtually attend “Seven Step and Three Years to a Florida-Friendly Yard” on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10 a.m. Converting your existing yard to a Florida-Friendly oasis is a process. This class will help you take one step at a time to change your so-so yard into a diverse, living landscape.
 
Join Zoom Meeting: https://hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/94335905664?pwd=OTA2c1p1RGVOT2dpckw1WktXekRLQT09
Meeting ID: 943 3590 5664
Passcode: 733208

 
Free Virtual Class: Living Florida-Friendly in a Deed Restricted Community
Residents are invited to virtually attend “Living Florida-Friendly in a Deed Restricted Community” on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10 a.m. Learn how to create a yard that is Florida-Friendly and that also fits within your community standards. We will discuss what Florida-Friendly really means and how to bring your board on board!
 
Join Zoom Meeting: https://hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/92213513001?pwd=TDNKTUJscGVzTjBqNFdwc2QrZEU5dz09
Meeting ID: 922 1351 3001
Passcode: 855439

 
Free Virtual Class: Native Plants for Formal Landscapes
Residents are invited to virtually attend “Native Plants for Formal Landscapes” on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 10 a.m. Native plants can have a place in your formal landscape. Learn which plants look neat and tidy, bring vibrant color, and all of the benefits of an ecologically balanced landscape. Learn to love Central Florida native plants!
 
Join Zoom Meeting: https://hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/99375302804?pwd=dVpJazhRN0NSSVhmOGdFSTlxZUxwZz09
Meeting ID: 993 7530 2804
Passcode: 145281

 
Free Virtual Class: Bugs That Bite, Sting or Taste You
Residents are invited to virtually attend “Bugs That Bite, Sting or Taste You” on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 10 a.m. Lilly Browning, Dr. Bill Lester and Karen Mojica from Hernando County Mosquito Control will present the insects in our area that require caution to be around. Learn about the steps you can take to reduce your chances of being bitten, stung or tasted!
 
Join Zoom Meeting: https://hernandoclerk.zoom.us/j/97791154275?pwd=MEdQREhQLy9QaVBRbGloQStjVWZIQT09
Meeting ID: 977 9115 4275
Passcode: 656875

 
Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Workshop  
Residents are invited to virtually attend a Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Workshop on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. If you are interested in attending a Rain Barrel Workshop and/or a Compost Bin Workshop, please email LillyB@HernandoCounty.us to register. Registration is required. Rain barrels are $50. A one-time water bill credit of $25 is available for customers of Hernando County Utilities for attending a workshop and taking a rain barrel home. To receive a free compost bin, you must be a resident of Hernando County. One bin per household. Rain barrel and compost bin pick up will be Saturday, February 27, 2021 between 9 and 10 a.m. at the Hernando County Master Gardener Nursery located at 19490 Oliver Street in Brooksville.
 

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