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No Mow March: County Activities

Your local UF IFAS Extension county office will be celebrating No Mow March with programs and activities close to you.  See our list of talks, plant sales, and other events that will help guide you in making habitat for our pollinators.  


Pollinator Celebration, March 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Escambia Extension Demonstration Garden (3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment, FL 32533)
Special Guest Speaker: Emily Peterson on Artfully Adding Pollinator Plants to Your Landscape.  Seating is first come. 
Exhibits in the garden to follow the talk from 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Two native nurseries will be selling plants, along with exhibits by Escarosa Beekeepers, The Longleaf Chapter of the Native Plant Society, ECUA, and Pensacola Federation of Garden Clubs. 


Bee Mindful: Type and Importance of Pollinators, March 16 at 5:30 p.m.
North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Rd
Quincy Fl 32351

Bee Mindful: Types and Importance of Pollinators, March 27 at 5:00 p.m.
Gadsden County Extension Office,  2140 West Jefferson, Quincy FL 32351

For more information contact Donna Arnold at 850-875-7255 or emailing or

Bee Mindful Program Flyers


2024 No Mow March Series

Participants can join both events for $12 and receive a No Mow March yard sign in addition to attending. Yard signs must be picked up at the Leon County Extension Office.


Location: Virtual and In-Person

1. No Mow March Introduction
March 7th, 2024, at 6pm (EST) – (Virtual Only) Learn why taking a break from mowing in March can help pollinators and other wildlife. This will be a one-hour Zoom event, hosted by Leon County Horticulture Agent Mark Tancig.

2. Maintaining a Florida-Friendly Lawn
March 21st, 2024, at 6pm (EST) – (Leon County Extension Office) Lawns don’t have to have a negative impact on the environment. In this presentation, we will review lawn maintenance practices to conserve natural resources, provide wildlife habitat, and protect beneficial plants and animals.

Santa Rosa

Easy to Grow Wildflowers, Tuesday March 5 from 10 - 11 a.m.
6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton, FL, USA
Learn about native Florida wildflowers that can be easily grown in your home gardens and landscapes.  Register through Eventbrite.  Cost is $10.  

UF IFAS/PSC Spring Festival of Flowers on March 31 - April 2. 
Free event to the public. Event information.


Northwest District County Offices



Make Your Commitment!

Sharing in our commitment to protect pollinators

This will also offer you the opportunity to join our online group through Inaturalist to share photos, pollinator sightings, and your practices. When you upload a photo, it will be entered in our contest to win prizes associated with the No Mow theme.

Take a pictures of pollinators you see, weeds and wildflowers in your landscape, or practices you are using to help pollinators.