Landscape University CEU Day! In Person, In Lake Co.–5/15/24

Let’s hang out and talk about plants at our upcoming Landscape University CEU Day! Join your esteemed Extension Agent hosts from UF/IFAS Extension Lake, Orange, and Seminole Counties for a fun morning of learning together in person, in Lake County.

We are brining back the most popular topics by request! Plus, we wrote a book and we are so excited to share a copy of the Basics of Landscaping in Florida/ Conceptos Basicos de Paisajismo en Florida. The bilingual landscaping training booklet is at the press right now, and will be available soon at the UF/IFAS Bookstore!

WHAT: Landscape University–CEU Day

WHEN: Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

WHERE: In person at UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, 1951 Woodlea Rd. Tavares, FL, 32778

COST: $50, lunch included


CEUs: 4 Submitted, awaiting FDACS approval


8:00 am – 8:30 am – Registration

8:30 am – 9:20 am – Basics of Landscaping, Hangry Plants Intro.

9:30 am – 10:20 am – Hangry Plants, Fungus Among Us

10:30 am – 11:20 am – Pruning Trees and Shrubs

11:30 am – 12:20 pm – Insect Identification

12:30 – CEUs, Grab and Go Lunch


Hannah Wooten, UF/IFAS Extension Agent of Commercial Horticulture in Orange County, provides education to support a vibrant green industry and a sustainable food system. Trainings and partnerships promote environmental stewardship using integrated pest management and urban farming education with an emphasis on hydroponics. Through strategic scientific communication, Hannah aims to cultivate beautiful sustainable landscapes across Central Florida. Hannah hstarted her career as a professional horticulturist  in 2011 and began her career with UF/IFAS Extension in 2015. Her education includes a BS in Landscape and Nursery Horticulture and a MS in Agroecology from UF.

Brooke Moffis is the Commercial Horticulture and FL Friendly Landscaping Agent with UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County. She served the public and landscape industry for fourteen years as the UF/IFAS Residential Horticulture Agent in Lake and Sumter Counties, which included oversight of Discovery Gardens in Tavares. Previous to her employment with Extension, she managed integrated pest management operations for the Land Pavilion at EPCOT. She earned her Bachelor’s in Horticulture from Tennessee Tech and her Master’s in Entomology and Nematology from the University of Florida.

Dr. Morgan Pinkerton, DPM, is the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County. She joined Extension in 2020 working locally with farmers, farm workers, and licensed pesticide applicators to improve the sustainability of their operations. She specializes in integrated pest management, pesticide use, and best management practices for farm and landscape maintenance. She is a graduate of the University of Florida’s Doctor of Plant Medicine program, which provided extensive, interdisciplinary and hands-on training related to plants and plant problems. She also has her Master’s degree in entomology where her research focused on invasive species of concern to Florida and educating youth on plant biosecurity topics.


Posted: April 11, 2024

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
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