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Garden notes

By Times Staff Writer
Published January 18, 2008


Tampa Bay Gesneriad Society: Mollie Howell will talk about achimines at 10 a.m. Saturday at the office of Dr. Robert Martinez, 402 W MLK Blvd. Call 727 447-2898 or (813) 963-7424.

Tampa Orchid Club: Paul Storm of Meke Aloha Orchids will talk about "The Wonderful World of Schomburgkias and Myrmecophilia Orchids" at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Seminole Garden Center, 5800 N Central Ave. Call (813) 963-7454 or (813) 654-2049 or visit www.tampaorchidclub.info.

Hillsborough County Extension master gardener programs:

- Master gardener Virginia Overstreet will talk about the Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association Plants of the Year at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Town 'N Country Library temporary location, Thompson Center Waters, 5455 W Waters Ave. Suite 208. Call (813) 273-3652.

- Master gardener Virginia Overstreet will talk about the Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association Plants of the Year at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Lutz Library, 101 Lutz-Lake Fern Road. Call (813) 273-3652.

- Master gardener Al Latina will talk about pruning at 10 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Austin Davis Library, 17808 Wayne Road, Odessa. Call (813) 273-3652.

- Master gardener Ardell O'Neal will talk about organic gardening at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Jimmie B. Keel library, 2902 W Bearss Ave. Call (813) 273-3652, ext. 2.

- Master gardener Jim Hawk will talk about lawn care at 10 a.m. Feb. 14 at the New Tampa Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. Call (813) 273-3652.

Send garden announcements to northtampa@sptimes.com or fax to (813) 269-5310.