Martin County Library System Press Releases

September 7, 2012

Florida native plant author to speak on native wildflowers, “3 B’s” at Blake Library Sept. 24

For immediate release:  September 7, 2012                                        
Contact:  Susan Opasik, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-2863   

Master Gardeners presents “Native Wildflowers  and the 3 B’s

(Birds, Butterflies, and Bees)” at Blake Library Sept. 24


Are you interested in learning more about Florida’s native wildflowers?  Join Rufino Osorio, author of A Gardener’s Guide to Florida’s Native Plants, Monday, September 24 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the John F. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road in Stuart, for a presentation on native Florida wildflowers and their role in attracting and sustaining healthy populations of native birds, butterflies, and bees. 

Free and open to the public, the presentation is sponsored by the University of Florida/IFAS Martin County Master Gardeners, in cooperation with the Martin County Library System.  Copies of Mr. Osorio’s book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.  Light refreshments will be served.  A question and answer session will be held from 7:00-7:30 p.m.

For more information about Martin County Master Gardeners visit or call 772-288-5654.

To learn more about the Martin County Library System, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library, visit the library website at or call 772-221-1403.




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