Community Garden Virtual School

Join UF/IFAS Extension for a 6-part webinar series on community gardening.

Presenters from across southwest Florida will share best practices on a variety of community garden management, sustainability, and horticulture topics.

Growing Garden Leaders, Community Garden Management
Session 1, October 16, 2:30-4:45pm
  • Sustainable Garden Management
  • Policy and Zoning
Session 2, October 23, 2:30-4:45pm
  • Facilitation and Community Engagement for Garden Leaders


Growing in Community Gardens, Horticulture Topics
Session 3, October 30, 2:30-4:45pm
  • Florida Vegetable Gardening 101
  • Seed Saving
Session 4, November 6, 2:30-4:45pm
  • Compost and Vermicompost
  • Fertilizing, Pest, and Disease Management


Digging Deeper in Community Gardens, Advanced Topics
Session 5, November 13, 2:30-4:45pm
  • Good Bug/Bad Bug in the Garden
  • Diseases in the Vegetable Garden
Session 6, November 20, 2:30-4:45pm
  • Food and Harvest Safety
  • Food Donation from Community Gardens


Each session is $10.00. Scholarships are available by request by contacting Susan Webb at

Register for each individual session at Registration closes 1 day before the webinar date.

Questions? Contact Susan Webb at 813-757-2226 or


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Posted: October 7, 2020

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Community Gardens, Event, Newsletter Community Gardens, Newsletter School Gardens, School Gardens, Swebb

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