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SWFWMD Declares Ph I Water Shortage Order

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (District) Governing Board voted on February 28, 2017 to declare a Phase I Water Shortage effective March 10 for portions of Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. Due to an Interagency Agreement with the St. Johns River Water Management District, this order in Marion County would be limited to the city…
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March 2017 IFAS Extension Calendar of Events

Sumter County IFAS Extension has several classes to choose from in March and many of the classes are free. March Schedule of Events Tuesday, March 7  “Never Stop Improving Plant Clinic” 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lowe's Home Improvement, Lady Lake (Open to the Public) Saturday, March 18 Plant & Garden Festival 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wildwood Community Center Saturday, March 18  “Never…
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Skip a Week

As we begin to experience the cooler temperatures of the winter months, your lawn will begin to grow much more slowly and require less water, so skip a week of irrigation. This time of year is a great time to cut back on your water use and train your yard to need less water by…
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January 2017 IFAS Extension Calendar of Events

Sumter County IFAS Extension has several classes to choose from in January and many of the classes are free. January Schedule of Events Tuesday, January 3  “Never Stop Improving Plant Clinic” 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lowe's Home Improvement, Lady Lake (Open to the Public) Tuesday, January 17  “Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ for New Residents” 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Colony Cottage Recreation…
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