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Pasco garden events for Aug. 14

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Fresh Friday Night Market, 5 to 9 p.m. first Friday of the month at Railroad Square in downtown New Port Richey (on Nebraska Avenue between Grand Boulevard and Adams Street). Vendors sell produce, plants and specialty foods such as fish, meat, cheese, baked goods, jelly and jam, honey, nuts, coffee and ethnic food. Visit nprmainstreet.com.

Fresh Market at Wiregrass, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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. Visit tampabaymarkets.com.

Suncoast Co-op offers fresh, locally grown, chemical-free produce. Register at suncoastcoop.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.

Hernando County Farmers Market runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at 2450 U.S. Highway 19, Spring Hill. Call (352) 232-4241 or visit hernandocountyfarmersmarket.webs.com.

Spring Hill Garden Club's Plant Nursery is open for plant sales 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. Call (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoastgardens.com.

Seminars

Florida's Fall Color, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 28 at Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Florida may not be well-known for its fall foliage, but there are many plants that can spice up a landscape with color during the fall and winter. Learn what plants to choose to liven up your yard. Call (352) 540-6230.

Landscaping with Florida Natives, 6:30 to 7:40 p.m. Sept. 3 at Hudson Library, 8012 Library Road. Discover how to reduce water usage and the time spent caring for a garden by incorporating natives into the landscape. Register online for the free seminar at pasco.ifas.ufl.edu. For information, call (352) 518-0156.

Dooryard Citrus 101, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at Land O' Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O' Lakes Blvd. University of Florida citrus expert Jamie Burrow discusses planting citrus, basic care, an introduction to pests and diseases and a brief history of the Florida citrus industry. Register online for the free seminar at pasco.ifas.ufl.edu. For information, call (352) 518-0156.

Hydroponics, 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at Home Depot, 10017 US Highway 19, Port Richey. Discover secrets to success with growing hydroponically. Basic startup equipment and care will be shared. Register online for the free seminar at pasco.ifas.ufl.edu. For information, call (352) 518-0156.

Pasco garden events for Aug. 14 08/13/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:21pm]
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