Garden Notes

Published October 19, 2007

Watering restrictions: Residents of unincorporated Hillsborough County remain on a once-a-week watering schedule until Nov. 30. Residents' watering schedules are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on select days: Monday, addresses ending in 0 and 1; Tuesdays, addresses ending in 2 and 3; Wednesdays, addresses ending in 4 and 5; Thursdays, addresses ending in 6 and 7; and Fridays, addresses ending in 8 and 9. Residents can hand water or use a drip irrigation system at any time. Call 813 275-7094, (813) 274-6800 or visit www.hillsboroughcounty.org/water.

Master gardeners will offer these programs:

Today: Rita Fitzsimmons will talk about African violet pests at 10 a.m. at the Tampa African Violet Society meeting at the Seminole Garden Center, 5800 Central Ave. Call (813) 989-2934 or (813) 494-5775.

Saturday: Water-Wise Program: 10 a.m., Town 'N Country Temporary Library, 5455 W Waters Ave., Suite 208, (813) 273-3652.

Send information to ntampa@sptimes.com or fax to (813) 269-5310 two weeks before the event.