Demonstration Gardens

Visit one of the five demonstration gardens around Polk County.

1702 HWY 17 S
Bartow, FL 33813
(863) 519-1057
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Just ask for a Master Gardener.  


Polk County Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners provide the public with research-based information on gardening and landscaping. How can we help you? 

Master Gardener activities include but are not limited to: teaching classes both to adults and children, writing newspaper article, staffing the plant clinic, where residences may get answers to their questions and issues, the creation and maintenance this web site, teaching worm farming and composting, designing and maintaining demonstration gardens so the public can see plants that grow well here and get ideas on good landscaping

Plant Clinic

Having difficulty with your garden? Don't know what kind of insects are attacking your plants? Check with Master Gerdeners for solutions to problems such as insect and disease identification, plant identitifcation, soil pH testing and more.  We are trained specifically to help and are available at no charge. Call us with your gardening questions at (863) 519-1057!

10th Annual GardenFest & Plant Sale Thank You for the Support

The 10th Annual Polk County Master Gardeners’ GardenFest was held on April 23, 2016 at the Polk County Extension Office, 1702 Hwy 17-98S in Bartow, FL from 9 AM - 2 PM. It was a lovely day with many, many people from the community enjoying themselves.  The Master Gardeners wish to thak everyone who parcipated.  All monies made from the sales of plants will go towards forwarding the mission of the Master Gardeners here in Polk County.

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