University of Florida Experts offer Pest and Disease Workshop for Tampa Bay

Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County as we host the Florida First Detector Workshop on Friday May 19th from 9:30 to 11:30am. This class offers residents an introduction to identifying pests and diseases in your home landscape from experts coming down from the University of Florida and co-taught by Tia Silvasy, Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator. This class will be offered as a hybrid format so you can join in person or by Zoom webinar. Register on Eventbrite:

Date: May 19, 2023

Time: 9:30 – 11:30am

Location: 5339 County Rd. 579 Seffner, FL 33584 or Zoom

Cost: $5 per person (pre-registration recommended, walk ins welcome)

Participants will receive a tote bag with a pest identification book, sample submission instructions, and other collection tools. If you have any questions, please contact the UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County at 813-744-5519 or email

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Posted: April 21, 2023

Category: , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Disease, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Garden, Hillsborough County, Home Landscape, Master Gardener, Pest, Tampa Bay, Tsilvasy, Uf/ifas Extension

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