Lydia Purvis Named Escambia County Horticulture Specialist

April 17, 2022

Lydia Purvis has joined Escambia County Extension as the county horticulture specialist.

Purvis will assist homeowners with horticulture information and plant diagnostics by phone and in the office, and she will teach sessions in the community.

She grew up in Molino and participated in FFA throughout her time at Ernest Ward Middle School and Northview High School. She graduated from University of Florida Milton in 2018 with a degree in Plant Science and Nursery Management.


6 Responses to “Lydia Purvis Named Escambia County Horticulture Specialist”

  1. Honest John on April 17th, 2022 5:02 pm

    Good for you Lydia. Escambia County Extension has gained a special employee !

  2. concerned on April 17th, 2022 10:12 am

    one of God’s angels comming on board the future is looking brighter.

  3. Gayle Weaver on April 17th, 2022 9:34 am

    Great things happen to Great People. Lydia has always been a superb person in every aspect of her life. She will always go above and beyond to make sure that a job is well done. That is the “Weaver” in her! Congratulations.

  4. Jan on April 17th, 2022 7:56 am

    Great! We could use her help!

  5. Stephanie odom on April 17th, 2022 7:52 am

    Congrats Lydia!!!

  6. Glenda Smith on April 17th, 2022 7:15 am

    Congratulations!! Lydia, we wish you great success with your new job. May God Bless You .

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