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Gardening class focuses on Florida Panhandle

Special to The Log

Whether you’re interested in edibles or flowering plants or simply learning how to enjoy your yard more by working less, these classes are for you.

Come and learn to garden more effectively in a Florida friendly way.

The class will have a new and different Okaloosa County master gardener or extension agent each week to moderate the class. Topics will include Container Gardening, Orchid Basics, Herbs: Growing, Drying, and cooking with Herbs, Getting Ready for another Lawn Growing Season, Bonsai Basics, Plant Diseases and Deficiencies, Landscape Design with Native plants, and Shade Gardening.

This eight-week course is offered through the Center for Life Long Learning and you will need to register at the UWF Emerald Coast Campus at 1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach Jan 8, 9, or 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. The CLL tuition is $50, but you can take up to four CLL classes for your $50 tuition.

The Gardening in the Florida Panhandle class will take place only at the County Extension Office, 127 Hollywood Blvd. NW in Fort Walton Beach on Monday mornings from 10-11:45 a.m. from Jan. 22 to March 12. For more information please call 850-863-6548 or visit cll@uwf.edu.