Education,Beautification,Gardening Fun!



NO GENERAL MEETINGS JUNE, JULY and AUGUST

Upcoming programs

 Planting at Mullet Creek.  8 a.m.Postponed until June 20 and 21

July 30: Moccasin Lake Nature Park 40th Anniversary Celebration. 10 a.m. to 1p.m.

September 21: Pruning, then later in the month a hands-on pruning class at Folly.  

October 19: Container gardens using native plants.  

November 16:  Perennials for Pollinators with Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulturist for Pinellas Extension.

 December:  Holiday party.

 

WANT TO  LEARN ABOUT FLORIDA  NATIVE PLANTS? CONTACT US  AND TAKE A TOUR OF  FOLLY FARM!

 

APRIL EDITION OF THE DIRT FEATURES OUR VERY OWN MASTER GARDENERS IN ARTICLE TITLED:

GARDENERS INVENT FANTASTIC RAIN GUTTER WATERING SYSTEM….pg 5

                                     Music for Gardeners                                 

                                            Forest Runner

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 Triester      Coleen O’Leary     Cheryl Warth 
             

 

 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/

 

JUNE   NEWS BLOG

Safety Harbor Garden Club      

Also see archives on link

 

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HAVE YOU SEEN THESE? TREAT WITH CARE!

 

COMING SOON  IN 2022

 

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.  



  GARDEN AWARD

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!

 

Moccasin  Lake Jurassic Park Day   February 5, 2022

Folly Farm 1562 MLK Dr, (old 4th st North)

Safety Harbor Florida, 34695