When: November 7 – 8th, 2015
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Sunset Park
Sunset Park Downtown Mount Dora 32757, Mount Dora
Cost: FREE EVENT
Description: Central Florida’s top growers bring more than 12,000 plants. The event features orchid growers and includes native plants, butterfly-attracting perennials, herbs, roses, camellias, and begonias with a complete selection of rare and unusual plants.
Contact: Christine Cole 352-729-2170
When: October 24, 2015
Where: Munn Park, 201 E. Main Street, Lakeland, FL 33801
Description: Saturday 8:00-3:00
Cost: FREE EVENT
When: October 23-25th, 2015
Where: Orange County Convention Center
Description: Friday 12:00 – 7:00, Saturday 10:00 – 7:00, Sunday 11:00 – 5
When: October 17-18th, 2015
Where: Bok Towers Gardens, 1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales FL 33853
Description: Saturday & Sunday, 8am-5pm.
Come see us this weekend at the Volusia County Home & Garden Show. The event will be held at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach August 28-30, 2015. Friday 2pm-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm. 10 Free Show Tickets Available, call us at 407-310-8270. Must pickup Wednesday 9am-3pm from our location in Sanford, FL.
Tune in to our webinar on Tuesday, Sept.25 @ 8:00pm EST. Hear the story of how FarmDaddy came to be and as well the benefits of growing in the FarmDaddy Self Watering Garden Container! Please go to www.LifeChangesBeReady.com to register.
GARDEN PROJECT LAUNCHES IN GOLDSBORO THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
SANFORD – The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County is partnering with the City of Sanford, Seminole County’s University of Florida IFAS Extension Program and FarmDaddy Inc., to provide self-watering garden container kits to the residents of the Goldsboro community in Sanford. The distribution of these gardening kits to pre-registered residents will be held on June 25 and 27, 2015 at the Westside Community Center located at 919 S. Persimmon Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771. The event will be attended by residents of Sanford and elected officials, including Dr. Velma Williams, Vice Mayor of the City of Sanford and Commissioner for District 2 who has been instrumental in making this project a reality.
This initiative is part of the Florida Department of Health’s Healthiest Weight public-private collaboration to help communities make better choices about healthy eating and active living. The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County is working with various community partners to increase access to healthy produce in communities where it is needed the most. Access to fresh and affordable produce has been recognized as a need in the neighborhood of Goldsboro which is also a designated food desert by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
“The number one public health threat to Florida’s future is unhealthy weight. As a community, we need to reduce and prevent obesity which leads to heart disease, diabetes, and cancer,” said Dr. Swannie Jett, health officer of the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County. “We are excited to reinforce the importance of being proactive with our health, and that making healthy choices can be fun and rewarding.”
The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County purchased self-watering garden containers from FarmDaddy Inc., a local private business that promotes a unique low-cost, highly efficient and ecologically friendly product providing accelerated growth and improved productivity with minimal efforts. One hundred container kits with seasonal seeds and potting soil will be distributed to the participants who signed-up for the project. Master Gardeners from the University of Florida Extension Program will be extending their expertise and tips to the community to sustain container gardening. The project will be monitored for success by volunteer liaisons from the community and representatives from the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County. The participants will also post the photos of their produce on www.facebook.com/eatwelllivewellplaywell.
For more information about the Goldsboro Container Garden Project, please contact FarmDaddy at 407-310-8270.
Are you wondering what to do with all your herbs? Check out this interesting and quick read article from http://www.motherearthliving.com/food-and-recipes/food-preservation/drying-herbs-and-spices-zmoz13sozmel.aspx. Whether used in cooking, soaps, salves or candles, dried herbs are great for gift giving and add a personal touch!
Pineapple Sage, Cilantro and Dill growing in the FarmDaddy garden
Don’t forget Dear ‘Ol Dad this year! Save 10% on our FarmDaddy Self Watering Containers and give Dad something he will truly enjoy for years to come.