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Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00

News for gardeners

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Learn to grow year-round with hoop houses

Gardeners who want the summer growing season to last longer can catch an upcoming presentation on hoop houses, an inexpensive, do-it-yourself greenhouse that offers potential for year-round production. 

Patryk Battle of Living Web Farms will discuss planting schedules, dealing with extreme weather and best varieties for year-round production at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at the Waynesville Library Auditorium.

Free, with signup required at 828.356.2507. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. 


Open house planned for Macon gardens

The gardens of the Macon County Master Gardener Association will be on display at an open house 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at the Environmental Resource Center on Lakeside Drive in Franklin.

From perennials to herbs, from a butterfly garden to a meditation garden, the gardens will offer a varied display of carefully tended plants, and local artists will be there as well, painting, drawing and photographing the gardens throughout the morning. 


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