LUNCH & LEARN: From sapling to maturity — selecting and caring for trees, noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 25, Lakeland Electric, 501 E. Lemon St., free, lunch is provided. Register for all workshops at www.polkgardening.eventbrite.com. Presented by city of Lakeland Water Utilities and the UF/IFAS Extension Polk County. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 863-519-1041. https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/polk/.
MAKE & TAKE WORKSHOP: Creating Hypertufa Containers, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 2, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, 1702 U.S. 17-98 S., Bartow, $25 payable online by credit card only. Participants will make their own hypertufa pots to take home. Preregistration is required. Come dressed for crafting. Register for all workshops at www.polkgardening.eventbrite.com. Presented by UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Master Gardeners. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 863-519-1041. https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/polk/.
VEGETABLE GARDENING: Growing Without Soil: How to use different hydroponic systems to grow plants in your backyard, 11 a.m. to noon, Feb. 2, St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Parish Halll, 501 E. Carter Road, Lakeland, free. Register for all workshops at www.polkgardening.eventbrite.com. Presented by UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Master Gardeners. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 863-519-1041. https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/polk/.
Barefoot Gardener Organic Garden Club
Members share knowledge on how to grow or where to obtain local, organic fruits and vegetables through the Yahoo group, the website, Facebook, classes or field trips.
When: Visit www.thebarefootgardener.org for events
Contact: 863-904-8620, [email protected]
Bone Valley Natural Botanical Society
When: 6:30 p.m. third Thursdays
Location: Lakeland Public Library, 100 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland
Contact: Bone Valley Natural Botanical Society on Facebook
Bromeliad Guild of Tampa Bay
When: Doors open 7 p.m.; program 7:30 p.m. third Mondays
Location: Christ the King Catholic Church, Mary Martha Center, Room 201-202, 821 S. Dale Mabry, Tampa
Contact: http://www.bromeliadguildoftampabay.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/groups/562988247096958/ or call Tom at 813-961-1475
Camellia Society of Lakeland
When: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays
Location: Parks and Recreation building at the end of the Joker Marchant Stadium parking lot.
Contact: President Sandra Wyche, 863-816-3743
First Lakeland African Violet Society
When: 9:30 a.m. fourth Saturdays
Location: Lakeland Police Station, 219 N. Massachusetts Ave., Lakeland
Fort Meade Garden Club
When: 10 a.m. fourth Wednesdays
Location: Reid Hall of First Methodist Church, 105 E. Broadway, Fort Meade
Garden Club of Lakeland
When: Circles meet Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday evening and Friday morning, the third week of each month. New members welcome, experts and beginners.
Contact: Leslie Montwid, president 863-687-4750 and Alicia Harner, membership 863-683-5681.
Plant City Garden Club
When: 9:30 a.m. coffee; 10 a.m. meeting, second Mondays
Location: 1914 High School Community Center, 605 N. Collins St., Plant City
Contact: Lisa Firm, 813-404-4922, www.plantcitygardenclub.org
Ridge Orchid Society
When: 7:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays
Location: Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, 125 Brannen Road, Lakeland
To be included in the Garden Notes calendar, notices must be sent prior to each meeting. Include information about where and when the meeting or event will be and what the meeting topic will be by noon Wednesday to publish Friday. Must be open to the public. Send to The Ledger, P.O. Box 408, Lakeland, FL 33802, email [email protected]
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