Friday, July 12, 2013

2013 Summer Home Landscape Series

The 2013 Summer Home Landscape Series consists of eight free lectures for average homeowners who are interested in adding to the beauty of  their homes through landscaping. You will learn ways to save money on cooling and water bills, attract wildlife, do your part to preserve native vegetation, and update your yard. You can improve the appearance of your yard and your community, as well as increase your property value.

Time: Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Julia Hall,
2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312
Phone: 954-357-8884Email:

July 11 - David McLean, Horticulturalist and Landscape Designer, "Tools for Serious Gardeners"

July 18 - Sandi Jones & Tom Wells, Orchid Curators, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, "Orchid Basics"

July 25 - Molly Taylor, Park Naturalist II, "Plants With a Purpose"

August 1 - Michael Orfanedes, Commercial Horticulture Agent IV, UF-IFAS Broward County Extension Education, "Tree Trimming & Pruning"

August 8 - Elaine Farquharson, Vegetable Gardening Expert, "Tomato Gardening in South Florida"

August 15 - Diana Guidry, Outreach Coordinator, NatureScape Broward, "Create a Quiet Getaway"

August 22 - Aaeon J. Mullins, Senior Biological Scientist, UF-IFAS Department of Entomology & Nematology, "Backyard Beekeeping"

August 29 - Scott Bryan, Park Aide, "Fungi in the Garden & Yard" 

Gene Dempsey, City Forester
Office of Sustainability
Office - (954) 828-5785  Fax - (954) 828-4745