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October 2017 IFAS Extension Calendar of Events

Sumter County IFAS Extension has several classes to choose from in October and many of the classes are free. October Schedule of Events Tuesday, October 17  “Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ for New Residents” 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Colony Cottage Recreation Center (Free - No Registration Required - Villages ID Required) Saturday, October 21 "Plantoberfest" 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wildwood Community Center Tuesday,…
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SWFWMD Water Shortage Order Expiring

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board is allowing once-per-week watering and other stringent water restrictions in the District’s northern region to expire on Oct. 1, 2017. The year round conservation measures allow for twice-per-week watering, which gives residents additional flexibility for determining when to water. Residents are encouraged to water only if their…
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September 2017 IFAS Extension Calendar of Events

Sumter County IFAS Extension has several classes to choose from in September and many of the classes are free. September Schedule of Events Tuesday, September 19  “Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ for New Residents” 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Colony Cottage Recreation Center (Free - No Registration Required - Villages ID Required) Tuesday, September 26 "Master Gardener Speaker Series: Palm Trees" 9:00 a.m. to 10:00…
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SWFWMD Maintains Ph 3 Water Shortage Order for Northern SWFWMD District

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board voted to maintain the Modified Phase 3 Water Shortage Order for the Northern SWFWMD District, which began on June 5, 2017. The order restricts residential and commercial irrigation of lawns and landscaping to one-day-per-week along with other restrictions described herein. Residential and general commercial customers in The Villages…
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