Gardener to discuss pest control at DeBary Hall

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DEBARY, Fla. -- Pests are a year-round problem in Florida. They can lay waste to a lawn or take out a garden seemingly overnight.

Howard Jeffries will offer tips on dealing with insects, nematodes, weeds and physiological disorders at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, in DeBary Hall Historic Site’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Jeffries, a master gardener with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will also discuss natural pest control and plant scouting.

Reservations are not required for this free presentation. For moreinformation, please call DeBary Hall at 386-668-3840.
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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories narly eveenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in Wst Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.