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For Immediate Release:
August 09, 2013
Media Contact:
Guillermo Salazar

Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension will host a Florida Friendly Butterfly Gardening

(MIAMI, August 9, 2013) – Miami-Dade County’s Cooperative Extension Florida Yards & Neighborhoods program is hosting a FREE Florida Friendly Butterfly Gardening Class on Friday, August 16, 2013 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the International Mall Library Branch located at 11315 NW 12 St., Miami, FL 33172.

Workshop participants will learn about the most beautiful Florida Friendly native plants that will thrive in your south Florida yard. Free Florida Friendly plants will be available for participants. Shower head and light bulb exchange will be available (Please bring your old shower head and light bulbs for exchange) this class is made possible with funding from Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department.

County Extension Agent Guillermo Salazar and Program Administrator for the Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Program in collaboration with Miami Dade County Master Gardener volunteers will teach the workshop.

For more information, please visit the University of Florida/Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension website at It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, materials in accessible format or other ADA accommodations, please call 305-375-3677 at least five days in advance.