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September 2017

Watering Efficiently

Tuesday, September 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881
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A great step towards conserving water includes correctly and efficiently watering our landscapes. Over watering not only depletes the water supply, but can increase plant susceptibility to pests and disease. Join us to learn about the basics of micro-irrigation and efficient lawn irrigation. Presented by the City of Winter Haven Utilities and the UF/IFAS Extension Polk County.

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October 2017

Alternatives to Turfgrass

Tuesday, October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881
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Turfgrass is often a part of the home landscape, however it is not always the most practical option. Converting areas of lawn to groundcovers or other alternatives can also help conserve water. Join us to learn what the options are, how to select the best alternative for your yard, and see examples of landscapes with alternative options to turfgrass! Presented by the City of Winter Haven Utilities and the UF/IFAS Extension Polk County.

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November 2017

Rain Gardens

Tuesday, November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881
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Rain gardens are a great way to help reduce stormwater runoff and are easily incorporated in to the existing landscape. Plants can survive both dry and rainy seasons. Join us to learn how to add a rain garden to your yard. Presented by the City of Winter Haven Utilities and the UF/IFAS Extension Polk County.

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