Check out what Extension Services have been up to below!
Serving Lee County through Education & Training
Our mission is to respond to Lee County issues and needs through customized education and training in agriculture/natural resources, horticulture, 4-H/youth development, marine education, Florida Yards & Neighborhoods, and family and consumer sciences.
For more information visit the UF/IFAS Lee County Extension Services website or call 239-533-IFAS(4327).
Want to Become a Master Gardener?
The UF/IFAS Lee County Extension Service will soon be conducting our next Master Gardener training. This 14-week comprehensive course will offer students thorough training on basic botany, horticulture, pest management, and the principles of Florida's unique and delicate horticultural ecology.
- Download the instructions before applying online for the program.
- Apply online for the Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program.
Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Classes
Learn the principals of Florida-Friendly Landscaping™
(FFL) using low-maintenance plants and environmentally sustainable practices. Lee County Extension Master Gardeners will provide
materials and instructions on the nine principals of creating and maintaining a
“Florida-Friendly Yard.” This program
will teach you how to cultivate a beautiful landscape that can save you time,
energy and money while protecting our delicate South Florida environment.
For information regarding the Florida Yards & Neighborhoods program, contact Stephen H. Brown at 239-533-7513 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Nutrition Program
Check out the latest edition of Healthy Times, our monthly newsletter.
Farmer's Markets: Purchase quality produce which is typically less than grocery stores and support local growers! There are two local farmer's market that are open year round.
- River District Farmers Market: Centennial Park parking lot.
- Alliance for the Arts GreenMarket: 10091 McGregor Blvd.