The 2012 Summer Home Landscape Series consists of eight free lectures for average homeowners who are interested in adding to the beauty of their homes through landscaping. You will learn ways to save money on cooling and water bills, attract wildlife, do your part to preserve native vegetation, and update your yard. You can improve the appearance of your yard and your community, as well as increase your property value.
Time: Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Julia Hall
July 12 - David McLean, Horticulturalist and Landscape Designer, "Soil by Area and Basic Amendments"
July 19 - Michelle DaCosta, Florida Department of Agriculture, "Agriculture and Biodiversity: Natives and Non-Native Species in Florida"
July 26 - Elaine Farquharson, Vegetable Gardening Expert, "Growing Tomatoes in South Florida"
August 2 - Nina De la Rosa and Claire Kurlychek, Park Aides, "Lazy Landscaping," and Park Naturalist Molly Taylor, "Why Natives?"
August 9 - Elizabeth Mattison, U.S. Department of Agriculture, "The Role of Biological Control in Invasive Plant Management"
August 16 - Diana Guidry, Outreach Coordinator, NatureScape Broward, "Designing a NatureScape for Wildlife"
August 23 - Sandy Granson, Horticultural Technician, Broward County Extension Education, "Composting"
August 30 - Scott Bryan, Park Aide, "Fascinating Fungi"