Events

This is just a selection of gardening events, webinars, and presentations being held around the state. For a full list of events near you, contact your county Extension office.

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Florida Gardening Events
Date Event Location
Self-paced Gardening for Pollinators
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University of Florida Department of Entomology -- Online
Summer 2022 MGV Bookclub Event Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program -- Online
Self-paced Victory 2020 Gardens Program UF/IFAS Extension Marion and Columbia Counties -- Online
Self-paced Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening Course UF/IFAS Extension Clay County
Online
May 25
9-11am
May Demonstration Garden Tour UF/IFAS Extension Marion County
2232 NE Jacksonville Road
Ocala, FL
May 25
10am-Noon
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ for Wildlife and Pollinators UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Online
May 25
10am-Noon
The Science of How Plants Work, Part One: Plant Tissues, Organs and Systems UF/IFAS Extension Lake County
Online
May 26
10am-Noon
Drought-Tolerant Plants 101 UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County
Online
May 26
10:30-11:30am
Preparing Your Landscape for Hurricane Season Winter Haven Library
325 Avenue A NW
Winter Haven, FL
Or online
May 26
2pm
Backyard Hen Training UF/IFAS Extension Duval County
1010 North McDuff Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
May 27-June 25 Bruce Munro: Forest and Field of Light Pinecrest Park
11000 Red Road
Pinecrest, FL
May 29
2-3:30pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade Rain Barrel Workshop Fruit & Spice Park
24801 SW 187th Ave
Homestead, FL
May 31
Noon-1pm
Lunch and Learn: Basics of Fertilizer in the Lawn and Landscape Haines City Library
111 N 6th Street
Haines City, FL
June 1
9-11apm
Be Prepared: Trees and Tropical Weather UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County
1303 17th St W
Palmetto, FL
June 1
2-3:30pm
Biorational Pesticides: Eco-Friendly Pest Control UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Online
June 1
6-7:30pm
Brock's Beekeeping Hudson Library
8012 Library Rd, off Fivay Rd.
Hudson, FL
June 2
10-11am
I Plant for Pollinators Mackay Gardens
945 Mackay Blvd
Lake Alfred, FL
June 2
6-7:30pm
Backyard Urban Chicken Class UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County
Online
June 3
3-5pm
En Espanol: Jardines Favorables en la Florida UF/IFAS Extension Lee County
Online
June 4
7am-4pm
28th Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival Wellborn, FL
June 4
8am-3pm
68th Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival 23 SE 2nd Avenue
Chiefland, FL
June 4
9-10:30am
Pollinator Garden in a Pot - Workshop One Stop Shop
15029 14th Street
Dade City, FL
June 7
2-4pm
Lawns in Central Florida UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County
Online
June 7
4-5:30pm
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County
22716 W Newberry Road
Newberry, FL
June 7
6:30-7pm
Bat-house Building Workshop UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
Online
June 8
10am-Noon
The Science of How Plants Work, Part One: Roots and Wood Growth UF/IFAS Extension Lake County
Online
June 8
Noon-12:30pm
Lunchtime Water Series: Florida's Rainy Season UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Online
Jun 14
4-5pm
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ 101 UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Twin Lakes Park/6700 Clark Rd
Sarasota, FL
June 15
10am-Noon
The Science of How Plants Work, Part One: Flowers, Fruit, and Dispersal UF/IFAS Extension Lake County
Online
Jun 15
3-4pm
Tips and Tricks for a Health Yard UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Online
June 17-18 71st Annual Monticello Watermelon Festival Monticello, FL
June 18
8:30am-2pm
17th Annual Waterlily Celebration McKee Botanical Garden
350 US Highway 1
Vero Beach, FL
June 18
9am-Noon
Martin County Master Gardener Volunteers
Taste of the Tropics
UF/IFAS Extension Martin County
2616 SE Dixie Hwy
Stuart, FL
June 18
10am-Noon
Saturday in the Gardens: Dish Garden Make & Take UF/IFAS Extension Lake County
1951 Woodlea Rd
Tavares, FL
June 18
10am-Noon
Basics of Florida-Friendly Gardening 2022 Rotary Park Environmental Center
5505 Rose Garden Rd
Cape Coral, FL
Or online
June 18
11am-Noon
Pollinators North Port Public Library
13800 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL
June 18 Truman's Tropical Fruit Festival Harry S. Truman Little White House
201 Front Street
Key West, FL
June 21
2-4pm
Florida-Friendly Fertilizing UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County
Online
June 22
10-11:30am
Bite Back: Reclaim Your Yard From Mosquitoes UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County
Online
June 22
10am-Noon
Backyard Chicken Training Class UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
Online
June 23-26 Mango Fest Key West Bayview Park
Key West, FL
June 25
8am-Noon
Fun with Pollinators: A day of hands-on workshops, classes, and garden tours UF/IFAS Extension Polk County
1702 South Holland Parkway
Bartow, FL
June 25
10am-5pm
Summer Fruit Festival Fruit & Spice Park
24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL
June 25-26
10am-3pm
USF Botanical Gardens Summer Plant Festival USF Botanical Gardens
12210 USF Pine Drive
Tampa, FL
June 25-26 Clay County Watermelon Festival Clay County Fairgrounds
2497 Hwy 16 West
Green Cove Springs, FL
June 27
11:30am-12:30pm
Gardening Advice: How to Identify and Treat Insects and Disease UF/IFAS Extension Clay County
2463 SR 16 West
Green Cove Springs, FL
June 28
2-3:30pm
The Central Florida Butterfly and Pollinator Club UF/IFAS Extension Highlands County
4509 George Blvd.
Sebring, FL
June 29
9-11:30am
Master Gardener Volunteer and Master Naturalist BioBlitz UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
8400 Picos Road
Fort Pierce, FL
Until June 30 Registration for the Orange County MGV Program UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
6021 South Conway Road
Orlando, FL