Horticulturist offers fall vegetable garden tips Saturday at Lyonia Environmental Center in Deltona

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DELTONA, Fla. -- With daily temperatures hovering around 90 degrees, it’s hard to think about working outside. But it’s already time to start laying the groundwork for your fall vegetable garden.

Joe Sewards will offer tips on getting ready for the fall vegetable season from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona.

Sewards, an urban and residential horticulturist with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will explain which vegetables grow well in Central Florida, when to plant them, and how to prepare the soil. He will also address traditional gardening, hydroponics and square-foot gardening.

Sewards, an urban and residential horticulturist with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will explain which vegetables grow well in Central Florida, when to plant them, and how to prepare the soil. He will also address traditional gardening, hydroponics and square-foot gardening.

Registration is required: Please call the Extension at 386-822-5778.

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