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Florida-Friendly Landscaping Seminar Set for Feb. 18, Satellite Beach High School

SEBASTIAN, FL. — The Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program, City of Melbourne, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, University of Florida/IFAS Extension Brevard and the City of Palm Bay will present the 2017 Florida-Friendly Landscaping Seminar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb.18, at Satellite High School Auditorium, 300 Scorpion Court, Satellite Beach, FL.

The event is free and features a Florida-friendly lecture series, environmental exhibitors, a plant sale and door prize giveaways. Refreshments will be served. Four presentations will showcase the use of native and Florida-friendly plants in home landscaping and explain how the use of Florida-Friendly methods benefits the Indian River Lagoon.

Palm Care 101, with Linda Seals of the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Office in Brevard.
Beautiful and Beneficial Native Plants for Your Lagoon-Friendly Lawn, with native plant enthusiast Bill DeLuccia, an Indialantic resident and recipient of the first Lagoon Friendly Lawn certified through Keep Brevard Beautiful.
What’s Ailing the Indian River Lagoon? And What You Can Do to Help Heal it, with Kathy Hill from the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program;
Grow Your Own Delicious Food – No Matter Where You Live, with Sally Scalera of the Florida/IFAS Extension Office in Brevard.

Pre-registration is available for the seminar by visiting and searching for “Florida-Friendly Landscaping Seminar”; or by calling Sally Scalera at the Brevard County Extension Office at (321)633-1702 ext. 224. The first 400 registrants will receive a free gift bag.

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