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VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION CELEBRATION JANUARY 28
GARDEN FEST MARCH 26
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UPCOMING MEETINGS AND EVENTS
February 15.. Mary Miller on Bluebirds.
March 15 Field trip to Bok Tower.
April 19 Annual Picnic.
May 17 Theresa Badurek Cutting Edge Pruning .
June 21 James Stevenson ..All About Mushrooms.
July and August. no meetings
September 20 Melissa West of Florida Friendly Gardening on Composting.
LOOK FOR GNOMEO COMING SOON TO FOLLY FARM
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
Explore and Connect with Nature
WANT TO LEARN ABOUT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANTS? CONTACT US AND TAKE A TOUR OF FOLLY FARM!
THE MAYORS 5TH ANNUAL TREE PLANTING CHALLENGE
Music for Gardeners
APRIL EDITION OF THE DIRT FEATURES OUR VERY OWN MASTER GARDENERS IN ARTICLE TITLED:
GARDENERS INVENT FANTASTIC RAIN GUTTER WATERING SYSTEM….pg 5
MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEERS
Hats off to these volunteers who do a fantastic job keeping Folly Farm green and bustling with colorful flowers as well as in Mullet Park and other areas in Safety Harbor. All have earned the title of "Master Gardener."
Have a question about a particular plant or garden-related issue? Come to our monthly meetings and ask any one of our Master Gardeners for assistance.
MASTER GARDENERS AT SHGC/FOLLY FARM
Gary Sawtelle Leslie Zambito Barbara Nelson
Sandy Huff Elsa Soto Carol Zieres
Angela Strain Teresa Cline Janice Corbet
Avis Traester Coleen O’Leary Cheryl Warth
ARBORISTS AT SHGC/Folly Farm
Congratulations to two of our Garden Club members for passing their Arborist Certification Tests.
John Fuller and Robert Moser are now Certified Arborists!
MASTERS OF FOLLY
Masters of Folly Certification: In order to become a certified Master of Folly, participants must pass a test that includes Plant ID (10-15 plants actually located at Folly), Butterfly and host plant ID (10 butterflies located at Folly and their host plants), and History of Folly Farm.
Also see archives on link
YOU CAN HELP SUPPORT THE MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM BY DONATING TO THE BARBARA STRICKLAND ENDOWMENT FUND
Barbara Strickland passed away in 2019 and left a donation which was impactful enough to fund an endowment. The endowment will be used for the UF/IFAS, Pinellas County Master Gardener Program, including travel support for training, conferences, projects, etc. If you would like to increase the impact of her donation please visit: https://www.uff.ufl.edu/giving-opportunities/026203-barbara-strickland-pinellas-county-master-gardener-volunteer-endowment/.
HAVE YOU SEEN THESE? TREAT WITH CARE!
Have you seen a beautiful front yard garden in Safety Harbor?
If so, contact the Garden Club. Let people know how beautiful Safety Harbor is!
WE HELPED CELEBRATE!
MOCCASIN LAKE NATURE PARK
Folly Farm 1562 MLK Dr, (old 4th st North)
Safety Harbor Florida, 34695