1702 HWY 17 S
Bartow, FL 33813
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?
UF/IFAS Horticultural programs schedule.
Programs schedule for the second half of 2016 can be found at
the following web site:
http://polkgardening.eventbrite.com or a
can be found here.
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.
Interested in becomming a
The next Master Gardener training class will begin on Thursday
January 5, 2017 and end March 2, 2017. Classes will be held
twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00
p.m. Click for Application forms and
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
Fall Plant Sale – Saturday October 8, 2016
The fall plant will be held at the
Lakeland City Nursery from 9 AM – 1 PM. The nursery is at 4610
US Highway 98 S between Lakeland and Bartow. The entrance to
the sale is through the Oak Hill Burial Park/Cemetery. Many
different plants will be available including Butterfly and
Hummingbird plants, Florida Natives, Groundcovers and
Ornamentals for both Full Sun and Shade. A broadsheet of this
activity is available here. Come early for the best plant