30th Annual


October 25-27, 2010

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Destin, Florida

Florida Yards & Neighborhoods
Pre-Conference Events
Agenda with Presentations
General Session Speakers
Go Green
County Displays/Exhibits
Registration Information
Meeting Site & Hotel Accommodations
Conference Sponsors
Travel & Area Information
Related Sites of Interest
Program Committee
Conference Photos

Printable Program (PDF)

Master Gardener Program
Main Web Site
29th Annual Master Gardener Conference Photos (on Flickr)
Office of Conferences & Institutes (OCI)
UF Gardening information
can also be found on:
Facebook   and   Twitter

Join Our Mailing List For Updates and Announcements

Travel & Area Information

Northwest Florida Regional Airport in Ft. Walton Beach | Destin is 26 miles from the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is set to open on May 23, 2010 with Southwest Airlines as a carrier.

For participants of the 30th Annual Florida Master Gardener Conference, Sunshine Shuttle has pickup and drop-off service for the NW Florida Regional Airport in Ft. Walton Beach/Destin.  Please click on the logo for information and rates to make reservations on your own.

Map of Florida

Click for Destin, Florida Forecast

Things To Do in Walton County 

Nestled throughout Walton County are 200 miles of hiking and biking trails winding through state forests and state parks.  The area is also home to one of the largest longleaf pine forests in the world.  With more than 40 percent of Walton County’s total acreage dedicated to preservation, hikers and bicyclists can explore hundreds of acres of forests with breathtaking views of unspoiled natural vegetation, rare coastal dune lakes and some of the nation’s most endangered bird species.  The area’s four state parks and state forest are included in the Great Florida Birding Trail.

State park and state forest fees may vary so please visit the following websites for current information:


Frommers Top Destinations 2010
Frommer’s, one of the most popular sources of online and print travel guides, ranked Beaches of South Walton and the Florida Panhandle as one of the Top 12 Destinations for 2010. The ranking recognizes the area for its diverse recreation choices, pristine beaches, funky shops and planned communities like Seaside. The guide reminds readers…“there’s really something for everyone.”

This page is designed and maintained by: UF/IFAS/OCI, Graphics Editor and Webmaster,


Office of Conferences  & Institutes
Home Page