Collier County Extension
South West Florida
Yard and Garden Show


The Annual SW Florida
 Yard and Garden Show
will be

Saturday, October 26th 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 27th 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

At the Collier County University Extension Office
14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
(10 miles East of I-75)

Admission:    $3.00         Children under 12 - FREE!

Exciting events include;

Educational Lectures and Demonstrations 

Saturday October 26th

Master Gardener Demonstrations

12:00 PM     Growing Bromeliads.
                      Tony Donzello, Master Gardener

  2:00 PM     Repotting Orchids.
                      Kris Morton, Master Gardener 


Educational Speaker in Multi-Purpose Room

10:00 AM     Palm Seed Germination
                     Jimmy Dorsey

11:00 AM     Growing citrus in the home landscape
                      Dr. Bob Rouse, UF/IFAS Citrus Specialist

  1:00 PM      Topic TBD
                       Billy Hopkins, Hopkins Nursery 

  3:00 PM     Pruning Practices.
                      Dr. Doug Caldwell, UF/IFAS Extension 


Sunday, October 27th

Master Gardener Demonstrations

10:30 AM     Container Gardening.
                      Diane Breithaupt, Master Gardener

12:00 AM     Hydroponic Gardening.
                     Trisha Aldridge and Robert Halman, UF/IFAS

  1:30 PM    Maintenance and Care of Hand Tools.
                     Tony Donzello, Master Gardener 


Educational Speaker in Multi-Purpose Room

11:00 AM     Gardening with Native Plants.
                      Joel Toledo, Green Door Nursery

  1:00 PM    How to Plant, Grow and use Moringa Trees.
                    Daryl Salerno, Moringa Spirits 




Varieties include: Orchids! Tropicals! Herbs! Palms! Pottery! Native Plants! Fruit Trees! Bromeliads! And more...



Master Gardeners

The Master Gardeners will have booths available to answer your gardening questions.



Door Prizes

Door prizes will be given all day long, so be sure to hold onto your admission ticket.




Don't lift that heavy purchase! Our wonderful 4-H youth will be available again this year to assist with transporting your goods. Simply stop by the 4-H booth and request assistance.



Touring Our Gardens

Please feel free to visit the Horticulture Learning Center, featuring; Butterfly Garden, 4-H Children's Garden, Master Gardener Color Garden, Garden of the Senses, Native Plant Garden and Vegetable/Recycle Garden.


Photo Gallery of Past Events



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