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~“It’s Not Too Hot to Garden” Workshop~

When it comes to the heat, this summer is one for the record books. However, when it comes to growing fruits and vegetables, it’s not too hot to garden.

Join Wendy Wilbur, University of Florida extension agent, Travis Mitchell with Florida Organic Growers (FOG) and Melissa Desa of Forage Farms on Thursday, July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn about all of the things you can grow in your garden throughout the summer.

The workshop is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Downtown Farmer’s Garden located west of the Alachua County administration building on 12 SE 1st Street. The workshop will have onsite tutorials on a variety of summer garden solutions including cover crops, solarization, alternative summer edibles, and shade cloth.

This workshop will be held in the garden and refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited. If you are uncomfortable standing please bring something to sit on or contact Travis Mitchell at

For more information please contact Travis or call 352-363-1093.

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