Escambia County, FL

05/17/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/17/2018 12:56

June Programs, Events at Escambia County Extension

Below is a listing of events occurring in June at Escambia County Extension. For more information about Extension events, please call 850-475-5230, visit escambia.ifas.ufl.edu or like Escambia Extension on Facebook.

Escambia County Extension location

3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment

Highlighted Events:

Science Hour: Hurricane-resistant Landscaping

  • Thursday, June 14, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at 3363 West Park Place, Pensacola

Hurricane season starts June 1, and trees are often residents' biggest concern when it comes to property damage. How do you know the difference between a tree that will likely survive a hurricane and one that won't? This session of Science Hour will look at what history and research have shown us about proper landscaping and hurricane preparation in Florida.

2018 Gulf Coast Turfgrass Expo & Field Day

  • Wednesday, June 20, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at UF/IFAS Research Center, 4253 Experiment Drive, Jay

A horticulture agent will teach a session on pesticide safety as part of the Turfgrass Field Day for horticulture professionals and Master Gardeners. Registration information can be found here.

Habitat for Humanity Lawn and Landscape Care

  • Saturday, June 23, 3:30 p.m. at Habitat for Humanity Lawn and Landscape Care, 300 W. Leonard St., Pensacola

Horticulture Agent and Master Gardeners will teach a one hour session on plant and turf care for new Habitat for Humanity homeowners.