Collier County Extension Tropical Fruit Class & Tree Sale July 20 and CEU class July 13


Collier County is announcing a CEU class (July 13th) and Tropical Fruit Workshop and Tree Sale (July 20th).

Thanks for Dr. Doug Caldwell, Collier County Cooperative Extension for submitting this information to UF-IFAS Pest Alert. Further information is listed below and included in the flyers (CEU class flyer; Tropical Fruit Workshop and Tree Sale flyer).

Please see flyer for ease of registering (Eventbrite link is on bottom left)!

Tropical Fruit class and workshop.

When: 9:00 to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20

Learn about growing: avocado, grumichama, jaboticoba, mango, longan, lychee, mamey sapote, and more. Speakers will cover cultural practices, pests, and tricks of the trade to grow subtropical-tropical fruit, from those you know to those you’ll want to know better.

Featuring: Chris Rollins, Director of the Miami Fruit and Spice Park;

David and Jenny Burd, Friendly Burd Tree Service and

Billy Hopkins, Hopkins Tropical Fruit Nursery.

Hopkins Nursery will have fruit trees for sale after the classes.

Sponsored by Horticulture Educator Doug Caldwell

Where: Collier County University of Florida IFAS Extension, 14700 Immokalee Rd.,

11 miles east of I-75; adjacent to the County Fairgrounds on 39th Ave. NE

Cost: $5 by credit card on Eventbrite at: or by cash or check ( made out to ‘BCC’) at the door if trouble with Eventbrite. Please register 3 days before the event so we know how many handouts to make and etc. Call 353-4244 if any questions.


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Posted: July 5, 2013

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Pest Alert, Tropical Fruits, Workshops

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