Earth Day Round-Up: What to do, attend, and learn!


Make Beeswax Food Wrappers at Home

Make a Worm Farm at Home

Make a Pollinator House at Home

Start Composting

Install a Rain Barrel


Let’s Make Some Black Gold! Composting Webinar
April 22nd at 3:00 pm. Click link above to register.

Earth Day 50: What’s the Big Deal About Microplastics Webinar
April 23rd at noon. Click link above to register.


Earth Day Message of Hope

Consider the Long Term Impact of Earth Day Celebrations

Practice Sustainability Every Day

For more information, contact UF/IFAS Extension Polk County at (863) 519-1041 or visit us online at The Plant Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm to answer your gardening and landscaping questions. Give us a call, or email us at

If you are not in Polk County, Contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic.

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a volunteer-driven program that benefits UF/IFAS Extension and the citizens of Florida. The program extends the vision of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, all the while protecting and sustaining natural resources and environmental systems, enhancing the development of human resources, and improving the quality of human life through the development of knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and making that knowledge accessible.

An Equal Opportunity Institution.


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Posted: April 22, 2020

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Earth Day, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Microplastics, Plastic, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Sustainability

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