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Pasco County gardening activities for March 8

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Plants and markets

Fresh Friday Night Farmer's Market, 5 to 9 p.m. tonight and every Friday through April 26 at Railroad Square in downtown New Port Richey (on Nebraska Avenue between Grand Boulevard and Adams Street). Vendors will sell produce, plants and specialty foods such as fish, meats, cheeses, bakery items, jellies and jams, honey, nuts, coffee and ethnic foods. There will be demonstrations, gardening tips and live entertainment. Visit nprmainstreet.com.

Longleaf Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday in downtown Longleaf, off Starkey Boulevard and State Road 54, New Port Richey.

Fresh Market at Wiregrass, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Features produce, Florida-grown plants and locally made jams, salsas, seasonings and sauces, plus the works of local artists. For information visit tampabaymarkets.com.

Suncoast Co-op offers fresh, locally grown, chemical-free produce. Register online at suncoast coop.locallygrown.net to place your order; orders may be picked up from noon to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 4131 Madison St., New Port Richey. The Suncoast Cafe, open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the ReStore, serves locally roasted organic coffee, homemade teas and baked goods.

Baker House plant sale and open house, 9 a.m. to noon March 16 and the third Saturday of every month, October through May. The historic Baker House is at 5744 Moog Road, behind Centennial Park Branch Library. Plants for sale by Elfers Centennial Garden Club. For information, call (727) 372-9954.

Hernando County Farmers Market runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at 2450 U.S. 19, Spring Hill.

Spring Hill Garden Club's Plant Nursery is open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays and Mondays at 1489 Parker Ave., off Spring Hill Drive (four-tenths of a mile from U.S. 19). Local plants for sale; people may also visit the nearby Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, the "best kept secret in Hernando County," which is open daily from sunup to sundown. For information call (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoastgardens.com.

Seminars

Compost Happens, 9 a.m. Saturday at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. Discover how to increase your success at composting. Bins, materials and maintenance will be discussed. For information, call Pasco County Cooperative Extension at (352) 518-0156.

Dooryard Citrus, 10 a.m. March 23 at Home Depot, 10017 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Learn about homeowner cultural practices, citrus varieties and management of common problems. For information, call Pasco County Cooperative Extension at (352) 518-0156.

Secrets of Building a Successful Pond, 6:30 p.m. April 2 at Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road. Learn how to build, install and successfully maintain a garden pond. For information, call Pasco County Cooperative Extension at (352) 518-0156.

Events

Flower show: The New Port Richey Garden Club hosts its flower show, A Walk in the Park, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 15 and from 9 a.m. to noon March 16 at First Presbyterian Church, 7540 Ridge Road, Port Richey. The free show features judges from the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. (727) 863-8881.

Garden dedication: The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host a dedication of a native plant garden in memory of park ranger Gorgon O'Connor at 10 a.m. March 19 at Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, 9120 Old Post Road, Port Richey. Dedication is free; $3 to explore trails. (727) 848-7689.

Plant sale: The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will have a Native Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30 at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. (727) 849-2335 or visit pasconativeplants.org.



Plant sale: The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will have a Native Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30 at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. (727) 849-2335 or visit pasconativeplants.org.

Pasco County gardening activities for March 8 03/07/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 7, 2013 6:31pm]
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