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Register now for Water School, Water Wise Landscapes workshops

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TAVARES — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is offering the following educational classes this month:

Saturday in the Gardens: Water Wise Landscapes from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, June 17 at the Lake County Extension Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. Have you been rethinking your lawn and landscape? Attend this class to learn about drought-tolerant plants, easy irrigation practices and landscape design. The $5 registration fee is required by 3 p.m. on Friday, June 16 at waterwiselandscapes.eventbrite.com or by calling 352-343-4101 ext. 2721.

Water School from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27 at the Lake County Extension Center. This informative program is offered to residents of Lake and Sumter counties to promote awareness of local water issues. Expert guests will speak about the cost of water, lake levels, and more. Lunch will be provided. A full agenda and $5 registration is available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lakesumter-water-school-tickets-34696889330.

For additional details about either of these events, contact the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County at 352-343-4101 or visit lake.ifas.ufl.edu.