Master Gardener Marg Stewart, as part of the Okaloosa County Master Gardener Association’s Lecture Series, will present "Growing Fruit in Okaloosa County" on Wednesday, June 21 at the Okaloosa County Extension Office in Crestview.

The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the Crestview Extension Office, 3098 Airport Road. There is no cost to attend this lecture; however, the number of participants is limited and registration is required by calling 689-5850.

Many fruits can be grown in Okaloosa County but it is important to select varieties that are well-adapted to the area's climate and growing conditions. This program will cover the basics for growing and caring for the most popular fruits in our area and will feature varieties recommended by the University of Florida.