MILTON — The Santa Rosa County Extension Office puts on monthly free programs to teach various gardening and nutrition techniques and principles. Classes take place at the Extension office, 6263 Dogwood Dr., Milton, FL 32570 unless otherwise noted from 10 – 11 a.m. the second Friday of the month. Programs are free with no required registration.

Santa Rosa County Extension 2019 program schedule

Florida-Friendly Landscaping Principles

Jan. 11 • Mary Salinas, UF/IFAS Residential Horticulture Agent 

Spring Vegetable Gardening

Feb. 8 • Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Commercial Horticulture Agent 

Spring Lawn Care

March 8 • Mary Salinas, UF/IFAS Residential Horticulture Agent 

Create Your Own Butterfly Garden

April 12 • Louise Biernesser, Florida Master Gardener 

Organic Pesticide Options for the Homeowner

May 10 • Sam Greendorfer, Florida Master Gardener 

Basic Gardening for Northwest Florida

June 14 • Jennifer Weber, Florida Master Gardener 

Cooking with Herbs

July 12 • Ginny Hinton, UF/IFAS Family & Consumer Sciences Agent 

Fad Diets; the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Aug. 9 • Ginny Hinton, UF/IFAS Family & Consumer Sciences Agent

Beekeeping Basics

Sept. 13 • Earnest Peach, Master Beekeeper 

Dooryard Fruit Trees for the Home Gardener

Oct. 11 • Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Commercial Horticulture Agent 

Fixer/Upper – Palms Edition

Nov. 8 • Jim Danos, Florida Master Gardener

There are no December program