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August 29, 2017

Seed saving and giveaway set Sept. 5 near Marshall

Photo/Franklin Garcia
The workshop will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the demonstration garden at Schoolhouse 18 east of Marshall.
A free “Flower Seed Saving Demonstration and Plant & Seed Giveaway” will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, near Marshall.

Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension will host the event at Schoolhouse, east of the village at 7592 John Marshall Highway.

Master Gardener Peggy Schochet will give a brief presentation on perennial seed saving. Afterwards, Master Gardeners will share plants they have grown or split and seeds they have harvested in their demonstration gardens.

The presentation is part of the Fauquier/Rappahannock Master Gardeners’ Twilight Tuesdays program, a series of community horticultural classes from spring to fall each year. Horticultural experts and Master Gardeners lead the free workshops that cover a range of topics.

The Sept. 5 program is free and open to the public, rain or shine. It will last 60 minutes. Organizers recommend to registering and arriving early.  The programs take place outdoors, with some seats will be provided. Participants may want to bring their own lawn chairs.

To register or for more information, contact the Master Gardener Help Desk at 540-341-7950, extension 1, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
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