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Potting Shed Cleanup Tuesday, March 24th, 9:30-12 noon

Gardening Hacks: 10 Simple Tips

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Growing your own food successfully is a constant process of learning which techniques work best for you and your plants. Often simple bits of advice from other gardeners can help provide shortcuts to achieving success in your garden.  Take a look at this wonderful video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u31l960Ggx0&feature=youtu.be

 

International Ruling: Glyphosate Causes Cancer

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A national public health and environmental group, Beyond Pesticides, is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to stop the use of the country’s most popular herbicide, glyphosate, in the wake of an international ruling that it causes cancer in humans. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) released its finding today concluding that there is sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity based on laboratory studies. Read the report.

Mother-Son Dirt Fest Friday, April 24th

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Do your Father and Sister get to dance the night away every year at the library? Or are you a Mama with boys?  Well, this Potting Shed event is just for you!  Put on your garden gloves and plan to get dirty with us at our 1st Annual Mother-Son Dirt Fest!  Join us on Friday, April 24th, from 4 to 6 pm!

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Nick Mancini Program Postponed to March 31

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NEW DATE: March 31, 9:30 – 11:30 am. Don’t miss this opportunity to get the ‘dirt’ on soil properties, pH, macro and micro nutrients, and other topics to help you prepare your garden for spring! Nick will discuss organic fertilizers and soil amendments and give tips for concocting your own formula to benefit the many cultivars in your garden.

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Gardeners Present A Workshop for Grass Roots Tennis

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We have recently begun working with a local Norwalk organization called Grassroots Tennis (GRT).  They are located only minutes from town and are a group dedicated to improving the lives of youths from broad socio-economic and cultural backgrounds with programs based on the ideals of tennis legend Arthur Ashe.