Mondays in the Gardens

Published on April 13, 2015 with No Comments

Ornamental Grasses will be the topic of the April 27 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Barry Ballard, Plant Health Specialist for Emerald Coast Growers, will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the UF shade garden classroom.  This educational session will include information on the many ornamental grasses that grow in the region along with how to care for them. Mondays in the Gardens is a free gardening program being offered at the UF Milton Gardens under the direction of UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners. No pre-registration is required.

The UF Milton Gardens are located on the Pensacola State College, Milton campus.  Follow the signs on campus to find the gardens.  The gardens are free and open to the public from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. every day the campus is open. Both self-guided and guided tours are available.  Changing seasonal gardens feature a multitude of horticultural displays including shade, formal, children’s and water gardens, bulbs, roses, shrubs, trees and perennials.

For more information please contact Mary Derrick at (850) 623-3868 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or via email at

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