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The St. Johns County Extension Office announces special events in coming weeks.

Propagation Class

One way to increase the number of plants you have is to learn how to propagate them. Extra plants can always be used in the landscape, given to others, or donated to a school or church to help beautify their grounds.

Aug. 7 there will be a class on plant propagation at the St. Johns County Wind Mitigation Building, 3111 Agriculture Center Drive, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Subjects include propagating from cuttings and collecting seeds. Each participant will ‘stick’ a container full of assorted cuttings which they take home to root out and keep.

There is a $5fee for the class and you must be pre-registered to attend.

Call 209-0430 ext. 0 to sign up or for additional information.

Vegetable Gardening

It’s time to plant the cool season garden To help you learn more about vegetable gardening in Florida, the St. Johns County Extension Service will have a class from 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 14  at the St. Johns County Wind Mitigation Building, 3111 Agriculture Center Drive.

Information on planning, planting dates, varieties and more will be provided. There is a $5 fee for the class. To register call 209-0430 ext 0.

Home, Garden Show

The St. Johns County Extension Office invites local venders with home and garden products, to participate in the 2015 St. Johns County Home & Garden Show  Oct. 3 and 4 at the St. Johns County Agriculture Center 3125 Agriculture Center Drive.

The traditional Datil Pepper Festival plans will be announced later.

To reserve a space in the show call 209-0430 ext 0 for further information.





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