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Jefferson City News Tribune
Serene and peacefulnaturalized land. The Sills' nearly 1-acre lot has been named the July Garden
Serene and peaceful
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
naturalized land. The Sills' nearly 1-acre lot has been named the July Garden of the Month by the Central Missouri Master Gardeners and the Bittersweet Garden Club. "This garden definitely had a serene and peaceful feel," a judge... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: Identifying mushrooms, tree ooze and more Japanese beetlesthe pH of the sap is increased and a high pressure develops in the wood. Thus s
Ask a Master Gardener: Identifying mushrooms, tree ooze and more Japanese beetles
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
the pH of the sap is increased and a high pressure develops in the wood. Thus starts the ooze. The Central Missouri Master Gardeners are a volunteer group of 191 members, 122 of whom are Cole County residents, who maintain 11 beautification... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley news in brief: LCCC offers firearm training classesan application fee waiver. Info: 484-664-3300, email wescoe@muhlenberg.edu or v
Lehigh Valley news in brief: LCCC offers firearm training classes
The Morning Call / Posted 19 hours ago
an application fee waiver. Info: 484-664-3300, email wescoe@muhlenberg.edu or visit muhlenberg.edu/wescoe. Monroe County Master Gardeners offer programs Monroe County Master Gardeners will offer "How to Create a Successful Community Garden" at 2... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
PRAIRIE FLOWERTo the Editor: The University of Illinois DeKalb County Master Gardeners wish
PRAIRIE FLOWER
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
To the Editor: The University of Illinois DeKalb County Master Gardeners wish to thank the community for their enthusiastic participation in the 2016 DeKalb County Garden Walk. July 9 was a glorious day for visiting the seven unique and beautiful... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
From The Ground Up: Take a re-invigorating road trip to an area garden to stay motivated this summerthe potential of shaded areas in your yard and how to create appealing, low-mai
From The Ground Up: Take a re-invigorating road trip to an area garden to stay motivated this summer
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
the potential of shaded areas in your yard and how to create appealing, low-maintenance gardens in the shade with Rutgers master gardeners speakers, 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Pequannock Township Public Library, 477 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton... Read more
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Orange County Register
Things to do today at the OC Fair (July 22)farmers and artisans, mixologists, master food preservers, apiarists (honey), p
Things to do today at the OC Fair (July 22)
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
farmers and artisans, mixologists, master food preservers, apiarists (honey), pâtisserie (pastry), fromager (cheese), master gardeners and culinary gardening education. These events are free and offer shaded indoor seating. Learn tips and how... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookFarfaglia, plus a tour of the grave sites of historic people. From 11 a.m. to 1
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Farfaglia, plus a tour of the grave sites of historic people. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be free soil testing by master gardeners and a perennial plant sale. For info, visit myoakwoodcemetery.com. CALL OF THE WILD – AWARE, the... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
U of I Extension to offer free monarch butterfly programprogram Posted Jul. 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM Posted Jul. 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM OREG
U of I Extension to offer free monarch butterfly program
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
program Posted Jul. 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM Posted Jul. 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM OREGON — The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners and Naturalists will offer a free youth program on monarch butterflies from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 13 and... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview community organizations showcase scheduledCovenant Care ●Hospice, Emerald Coast ●Kiwanis ●Knights of Columbus ●Lions
Crestview community organizations showcase scheduled
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Covenant Care ●Hospice, Emerald Coast ●Kiwanis ●Knights of Columbus ●Lions Club ●Main Street Crestview Association ●Master Gardeners, Okaloosa County ●Military Appreciation Recognition Celebration ●Moms Club ●North Okaloosa Community... Read more
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Daily Record
Local Morris Events Calendarthe potential of shaded areas in your yard and how to create appealing, low mai
Local Morris Events Calendar
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
the potential of shaded areas in your yard and how to create appealing, low maintenance gardens in the shade with Rutgers Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau. 973-835-7460; www.pequannocklibrary.org, free event. RAISE YOUR CONSCIOUSNESS: HEAL YOUR... Read more
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The Cass County Democrat Missourian
Calendar: free health screening offered in Harrisonvilleoffice at 816-884-4615 or visit www.harrisonvillefcc.org. Horticulture clinic,
Calendar: free health screening offered in Harrisonville
The Cass County Democrat Missourian / Posted 3 days ago
office at 816-884-4615 or visit www.harrisonvillefcc.org. Horticulture clinic, Wednesdays 9 a.m. to noon — Cass County Master Gardeners will be available Wednesday mornings at the University of Missouri Extension center in Harrisonville, 201 W.... Read more
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Paris Express
Things to do8 p.m. Saturday. For information contact 963-8502, or mountmagazine@arkansas.co
Things to do
Paris Express / Posted 4 days ago
8 p.m. Saturday. For information contact 963-8502, or mountmagazine@arkansas.com. 2 Christmas In July: The River Valley Master Gardeners Herbal Adventure’s Christmas In July will be held Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until noon at the Learning Fields... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()Myers. The selection includes succulents, small trees, native plants, herbs, a
Of Special Note ()
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
Myers. The selection includes succulents, small trees, native plants, herbs, annuals, bromeliads, rose bushes and more. Master Gardeners will be available to answer any questions. There is a $1 per hour parking fee, with a maximum of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Becoming a master gardener is easier than you thinkCare Center which is a group that helps the needy in our county," said Rose McC
Becoming a master gardener is easier than you think
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
Care Center which is a group that helps the needy in our county," said Rose McCauley, president of the Autauga County Master Gardeners. If you ever wanted to understand better how the crazy Alabama weather affects your garden, this course is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Memorial garden at Blooming Grove barracks to honor fallen state trooperdon’t we build a garden?” Work is expected to start in the next couple of week
Memorial garden at Blooming Grove barracks to honor fallen state trooper
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
don’t we build a garden?” Work is expected to start in the next couple of weeks on a project sponsored by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Pike County to construct a garden in an open area in front of the Blooming Grove barracks along Route 402... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Harvard Garden continues to produce after 20 yearsthis year. Volunteers help pick the produce, which consists of about 500 to 1,
Harvard Garden continues to produce after 20 years
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
this year. Volunteers help pick the produce, which consists of about 500 to 1,000 pounds of vegetables a week. About 15 Master Gardeners affiliated with the program at the University of Illinois are in attendance each Monday. “It’s a core group... Read more
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York Daily Record
Master gardening: The summertime delight of perennialsvarieties, giving them a charming, airy look. Happy growing! Mary Prescott is
Master gardening: The summertime delight of perennials
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
varieties, giving them a charming, airy look. Happy growing! Mary Prescott is a York County Master Gardener. Penn State Master Gardeners are volunteers for Penn State Cooperative Extension. For more information, contact the Master Gardener... Read more
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Officer.com
Memorial Garden Honors Fallen Pennsylvania Trooperdon’t we build a garden?” Work is expected to start in the next couple of week
Memorial Garden Honors Fallen Pennsylvania Trooper
Officer.com / Posted 6 days ago
don’t we build a garden?” Work is expected to start in the next couple of weeks on a project sponsored by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Pike County to construct a garden in an open area in front of the Blooming Grove barracks along Route 402... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Master Gardeners To Present July Evening In The Garden WednesdayExtension are pictured above at the demonstration garden at the Frank Bratt Ag
Master Gardeners To Present July Evening In The Garden Wednesday
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Extension are pictured above at the demonstration garden at the Frank Bratt Ag Center on Turner Road, Jamestown. Master Gardeners will be present to answer gardening questions and are eager to hear everyone's gardening ideas. In case of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
What care do my tomatoes need in July and August?in a salad or prepared in a recipe. Enjoy! Bering, a Master Gardener since 201
What care do my tomatoes need in July and August?
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
in a salad or prepared in a recipe. Enjoy! Bering, a Master Gardener since 2013 and the chairwoman of the Lycoming County Master Gardeners, loves having her hands in the dirt. "There's nothing better than learning more and more on gardening every... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Music shows, 'Working' offered this week in New Bernmore. There are also locally grown vegetables. ■ The River Bend Community Orga
Music shows, 'Working' offered this week in New Bern
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 6 days ago
more. There are also locally grown vegetables. ■ The River Bend Community Organic Garden will host River Bend residents, Master Gardeners and community friends and neighbors on Tuesday to observe another season of growth at the fourth annual Open... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Pollinator party, garden tour coming up in Andoveror in person at Andover City Hall, 1685 Crosstown Boulevard during business tou
Pollinator party, garden tour coming up in Andover
ABC Newspapers / Posted 7 days ago
or in person at Andover City Hall, 1685 Crosstown Boulevard during business tours Monday through Friday. Hosts, including Master Gardeners, will be on hand at each home to answer questions. Visitors will have opportunities to learn about plants... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: From Japanese beetles to bees and toads in the homeacceptable on the wooden surface, painting it will discourage further attack by
Ask a Master Gardener: From Japanese beetles to bees and toads in the home
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
acceptable on the wooden surface, painting it will discourage further attack by other carpenter bees. The Central Missouri Master Gardeners are a volunteer group of 191 members, 122 of whom are Cole County residents, who maintain 11 beautification... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Take steps to keep powdery mildew from growing on healthy plantsto the applicator, the plant and beneficial insects. For more information on p
Take steps to keep powdery mildew from growing on healthy plants
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
to the applicator, the plant and beneficial insects. For more information on powdery mildew on ornamentals, the Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County have a factsheet to help you manage this disease. For a copy, please contact us at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Memorial garden at Blooming Grove barracks to honor fallen state trooperdon't we build a garden?" Work is expected to start in the next couple of week
Memorial garden at Blooming Grove barracks to honor fallen state trooper
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
don't we build a garden?" Work is expected to start in the next couple of weeks on a project sponsored by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Pike County to construct a garden in an open area in front of the Blooming Grove barracks along Route 402... Read more
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Ventura County Star
History takes root at Oxnard Historic Farm Park1800s and early 1900s. "And we have fun stuff, like quinoa and carrots," said
History takes root at Oxnard Historic Farm Park
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
1800s and early 1900s. "And we have fun stuff, like quinoa and carrots," said Maulhardt, who has enlisted the help of the Master Gardeners of Ventura County not only to plant crops, but also to maintain a Chumash-inspired garden of native... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Memorial garden at Blooming Grove barracks to honor fallen state trooperdon’t we build a garden?” Work is expected to start in the next couple of week
Memorial garden at Blooming Grove barracks to honor fallen state trooper
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
don’t we build a garden?” Work is expected to start in the next couple of weeks on a project sponsored by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Pike County to construct a garden in an open area in front of the Blooming Grove barracks along Route... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why do new transplants wither and die?of California Cooperative Extension master gardener for Sacramento County. Gar
Why do new transplants wither and die?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
of California Cooperative Extension master gardener for Sacramento County. Garden questions? Questions are answered by master gardeners at the UC Cooperative Extension services in Sacramento and Placer counties. Send questions to Garden... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The Week Ahead: Iris sale, tomato fest and gardensfamily fun.Open Garden Day Where: Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, DeWitt
The Week Ahead: Iris sale, tomato fest and gardens
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
family fun.Open Garden Day Where: Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, DeWitt Center, 11477 E Ave., Auburn Join the UC master gardeners of Placer County as they work in their garden and demonstrate numerous garden skills, from composting to... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Gorge Community Foundation awards scholarships and moreyear. For instance, individual grants awarded this spring benefit Celilo Cance
Gorge Community Foundation awards scholarships and more
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
year. For instance, individual grants awarded this spring benefit Celilo Cancer Center, Radio Tierra, Central Gorge Master Gardeners, Hood River County Library Foundation, HAVEN, The Next Door, Friends of Wonderworks Children’s Museum,... Read more
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Daily Record
Town Events: Cool things to do in Morrisof shaded areas in your yard and how to create appealing, low maintenance garde
Town Events: Cool things to do in Morris
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
of shaded areas in your yard and how to create appealing, low maintenance gardens in the shade. Presented by the Rutgers Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau, you will get ideas and information on planning, planting and maintaining those beautiful... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Master Gardeners Presents "Hydrangeas" Class This SaturdayThe Master Gardeners of Hamilton County (MGHC), in association with the Univers
Master Gardeners Presents "Hydrangeas" Class This Saturday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County (MGHC), in association with the University of Tennessee Extension, add to their outreach programs with free monthly gardening classes open to the public. On Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to noon, the topic... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
What’s Happening at the Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Markettruck. Stop by and see how to provide the water your gardens need to stay healt
What’s Happening at the Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
truck. Stop by and see how to provide the water your gardens need to stay healthy while conserving water at the same time. Master gardeners are on hand each week to address your garden challenges and you’ll often find plants from their garden... Read more
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TribLIVE
Homework: Garden tour and festival set in Homewoodregular admission: $15, $14 for seniors and students, $11 for children ages 2 t
Homework: Garden tour and festival set in Homewood
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
regular admission: $15, $14 for seniors and students, $11 for children ages 2 to 18, and free for children 2 and younger. Master gardeners put homes on display Penn State master gardeners in Lawrence County will host their annual garden tour July... Read more
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Columbia Star
EventsRichland Library, Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., 1431 Assembly Street. Some
Events
Columbia Star / Posted 9 days ago
Richland Library, Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., 1431 Assembly Street. Some community partners include Richland County Master Gardeners, Columbia Ukulele Band, Palmetto Swing Dance Association, Mid-State Beekeepers Association, and Department... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Crittenton Centers throws party to celebrate its community gardena second storm in the late afternoon moved the event inside. The garden starte
Crittenton Centers throws party to celebrate its community garden
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
a second storm in the late afternoon moved the event inside. The garden started in 2009 through a University of Illinois master gardeners program as a way to teach kids — and their parents — about eating healthy, as well as provide basic... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarPublic Library Children's Butterfly Garden. Garden Club for ages 5 and up. Help
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Public Library Children's Butterfly Garden. Garden Club for ages 5 and up. Help maintain our Children's Butterfly Garden. Master Gardeners will be on hand to help children with pruning, weeding, fertilizing, picking vegetables, and refilling the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Insect wars: how parasitic wasps can protect Ottawa gardens from destructive beetleover the years, including botanical insecticides, the bugs continued to ravage
Insect wars: how parasitic wasps can protect Ottawa gardens from destructive beetle
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
over the years, including botanical insecticides, the bugs continued to ravage his lilies. Then, at a meeting of the Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton last fall, he learned of a biological control for the red lily beetles: using parasitic... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Sandy Hastie: Life under the seaa huge undertaking they created to provide disadvantaged youth with donated Chr
Sandy Hastie: Life under the sea
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
a huge undertaking they created to provide disadvantaged youth with donated Christmas gifts to give to family members and caregivers. Other volunteer activities center on church programs and serving as agriculture Extension Service master garde... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Pine Grove Lionness’ Pathways to Petals IIgroups throughout. Event coordinator Janie Briggs said the event will includ a
Pine Grove Lionness’ Pathways to Petals II
Warren Times Observer / Posted 10 days ago
groups throughout. Event coordinator Janie Briggs said the event will includ an eight-stop tour of local gardens tended by master gardeners, and the Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sugar Grove. Tickets are $12 for the self-guided tour and include... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
Michigan Honey Festival on Aug. 6 in Frankenmuth | July 14, 2016Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fu
Michigan Honey Festival on Aug. 6 in Frankenmuth | July 14, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 10 days ago
Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fun, a number of vendors, a children’s area, Master Gardeners and more. Visitors will get a chance to see custom built bee hives, check out bees wax lotions, soaps and... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
On The Horizon | July 14, 2016is located at 211 North Almont Ave. Fairy Garden Contest to be held again at s
On The Horizon | July 14, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 10 days ago
is located at 211 North Almont Ave. Fairy Garden Contest to be held again at state fair IMLAY CITY — The Lapeer County Master Gardeners Association (LCMGA) will conduct its Fairy Garden Contest again this year at the Eastern Michigan State... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fu
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 10 days ago
Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fun, a number of vendors, a children’s area, Master Gardeners and more. Visitors will get a chance to see custom built bee hives, check out bees wax lotions, soaps and... Read more
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The Burton View
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fu
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 10 days ago
Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fun, a number of vendors, a children’s area, Master Gardeners and more. Visitors will get a chance to see custom built bee hives, check out bees wax lotions, soaps and... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Carol Jeanne EngleHigh School and worked at Tiffin Developmental Center for 31 years. She was als
Carol Jeanne Engle
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
High School and worked at Tiffin Developmental Center for 31 years. She was also a member of Boy Scouts, Seneca County Master Gardeners, P.E.R.I., Seneca County 4-H and Seneca County Harness Racing. Carol was preceded in death by her parents;... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fu
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 10 days ago
Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fun, a number of vendors, a children’s area, Master Gardeners and more. Visitors will get a chance to see custom built bee hives, check out bees wax lotions, soaps and... Read more
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The Davison Index
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fu
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 10 days ago
Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fun, a number of vendors, a children’s area, Master Gardeners and more. Visitors will get a chance to see custom built bee hives, check out bees wax lotions, soaps and... Read more
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The Davison Index
Scene | July 14, 2016Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fu
Scene | July 14, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 10 days ago
Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fun, a number of vendors, a children’s area, Master Gardeners and more. Visitors will get a chance to see custom built bee hives, check out bees wax lotions, soaps and... Read more
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Flint Township View
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fu
Honey Fest set for Aug. 6 | July 14, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 10 days ago
Pavilion and, along with plenty of learning opportunities, features hands-on fun, a number of vendors, a children’s area, Master Gardeners and more. Visitors will get a chance to see custom built bee hives, check out bees wax lotions, soaps and... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()Myers. The selection includes succulents, small trees, native plants, herbs, a
Of Special Note ()
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
Myers. The selection includes succulents, small trees, native plants, herbs, annuals, bromeliads, rose bushes and more. Master Gardeners will be available to answer any questions. There is a $1 per hour parking fee, with a maximum of... Read more
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