VALPARAISO — The next Tri-County Horticulture Studies Group meeting May 26 features a presentation on “Insects, Arthropods, and Other Animals of Importance in Gardens.”

Escambia County Horticulture Extension Agent Beth Bolles is speaker at the meeting, which is 10 a.m. May 26 at the Valparaiso library, Room 3, 459 Valparaiso Parkway. 

Afterward, a field trip is scheduled to the award-winning Paradise Gardens at the Heritage Museum, 115 Westview Ave.

The Tri-County Horticulture Studies Group is sponsored by garden clubs in Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Escambia counties and is spearheaded by a steering committee of supporting groups and individuals.

All programs are free and open to the public.

For details, contact marieharrison166@yahoo.com.