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Henrico Extension to offer free lawn, gardening workshops

The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Henrico Master Gardeners will present a series of free workshops this spring to help residents care for their lawns and gardens. Each program will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. and requires registration.

The Spring Weed Control workshop will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road. The program will focus on building a healthy turf and controlling crabgrass and weeds.

The Getting Started in the Vegetable Garden workshop will be held Tuesday, March 21 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. The class will discuss how to plan, plant and harvest a vegetable garden.

The Planning and Planting the Perennial Flower Garden workshop will be held Tuesday, April 4 at the Deep Run Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway. The session will focus on laying out a garden, selecting plants and seeds, and strategies for growing flowers that return each spring with little maintenance.

The Make Your Lawn a SMART Lawn workshop will be held Thursday, April 20 at the Belmont Recreation Center. The program will discuss how to build a healthy, attractive lawn while protecting the environment.

To register for any of the programs, call (804) 501-5160.

 
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