Interested in gardening?

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By The Staff

Anthony Drew, Levy County Extension Agent; Annette Long, Manatee & Fanning Springs Ambassador and Nature Coast Master Gardeners will present a public workshop with practical, research-based instruction for homeowner landscapes and gardens. Topics will include landscape design, designing with water in mind, fertilizer basics, fall vegetables and fruits and other topics.

The event will be held at Fanning Springs State Park (meeting room) 18020 N.W. Highway 19 Fanning Springs from 10-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 27.

Bring a sack lunch. This workshop is free of charge, but seating is limited-first call, first reserved. Call Barbara Edmonds to register 486-5131, ext 237 (toll free 866-542-4496) for either one of the two dates.

Anthony Drew has served commercial growers for more than two decades as the Levy County Extension Agent. He's a graduate of University of Florida, earning his masters degree in agriculture and extension education. He may be reached at adrew@ufl.edu or visit www.floridayards.org. Visit Florida Parks online at www.floridastateparks.org.

Annette Long holds a bachelor's degree in ornamental horticulture. She and husband Mark are avid cave-divers and reside in Levy County.