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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

For more information, please contact info@scrubjaytrail.org
(352) 429-5566

sat - wed : 8:00-5:00

Email photo contributions
of wildlife or plants seen
on the trail to this address: photos@scrubjaytrail.org



Sustainable Gardening Training


Sustainable Gardening for Florida - Ginny Stibolt

Ginny Stibolt author of "Sustainable Gardening for Florida"
will continue the Spring Gardening Series
held at B.B.Brown's Gardens
on Saturday, April 3rd from 10:30am until 2:00pm

Ginny Stibolt, a life long gardener with MS degree in Botany, moved to northeast Florida in 2004. Her previous experience and education did not help one bit when she tried her hand at Florida gardening. She started writing her popular "Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener" columns and now she's written a book about Florida gardening utilizing easy, money saving projects that help to reduce Floridans' collective ecological footprint.

Nominated for 2009 American Horticultural Society's "Book of The Year Award" this is a must have for any individual or community concerned about making a positive environmental impact on our state while beautifying our communities.

Two programs to be presented:

10:30am to 11:30am: Saving Time and Money with more Sustainable Landscaping. Learn ways to: Have a minimal impact on the environment; Make the best use of available resources; Increase habitat for wildlife; Prevent damage to infrastructure; and Prepare for disasters such as hurricanes, fires, and drought.

11:30am-1:00pm: Brown Bag lunch and general discussion with opportunity for book purchase and signing.

1:00pm-2:00pm:Keeping Rainwater on your property with Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels Reduces Water Pollution. Rain gardens are planted in swales or low places in the landscape that are designed to capture stormwater and hold it until it percolates into the ground. Learn about rain garden design and good rain garden plants: ones that can tolerate standing water and also drought.

Donation of $5.00 per class with RSVP as class size is limited.
To reserve your place contact    bbbrowns@earthlink.net   or   (352)-429-5566

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