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University of Delaware Master Gardeners offer a day of learning

March 11: March to the GardenThe University of Delaware’s Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will offer a “March to the Garden” workshop from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 11, at the New Castle County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 461 Wyoming Road in Newark.

Master Gardeners are volunteer educators who distribute research-based information from UD and the horticulture industry to home gardeners.

The workshop will be a day of learning with mini-workshops, displays, giveaways and food. The day will also provide an opportunity for participants to network with other local gardeners.

“March to the Garden” will feature topics such as basic pruning, lawn care solutions, soil health and composting and hummingbird gardening, among others. The topics will be presented by Master Gardener experts.

Additional Master Gardener experts and resource tables will feature the teaching gardens at the Extension office and other lawn and garden services and projects including soil testing, plant diagnostics, and the Master Gardener home landscape visitation program.

Registration is $55 if registered by Feb. 15.

For more information, visit the Cooperative Extension website or contact Carrie Murphy, extension educator and Master Gardener coordinator, at cjmurphy@udel.edu or 302-831-COOP.

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