PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – Harvest healthy new habits and food this growing season. The UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Community Garden Program is now leasing FREE garden plots to Pasco residents.
Pasco Extension pairs applicants with an appropriate community garden location in Dade City, Land O’ Lakes, San Antonio or Zephyrhills. A new Shady Hills location will be opening soon, as well, to serve neighbors in that area.
A community garden plot is a great opportunity to:
- Grow and harvest your own food
- Work with compost
- Gain gardening experience in classes/seminars offered on site
- Learn from experts
Plots are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, or to lease a plot, contact the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Community Gardens Program at:
- East Side Community Garden: 352.521.1255 / kchristmas@MyPasco.net
- West Side Community Garden: 813.996.2411, ext. 2458 / ccarreiro@MyPasco.net
The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service assists Pasco County residents by developing and delivering practical, educational programs in environmental horticulture; sustainable agriculture; 4-H and youth development; and family and consumer sciences. For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit our website or call us at 352.518.0156.