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Gardening workshop April 18

March 30, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The success of a recent sustainable gardening workshop in Hancock has prompted a second event on Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse, 1050 Lovelace Way, Martinsburg.

Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m.

Seminars will include such topics as sustainability, water, weather, soil, compost, compost crops, diet and grains, seed selection and propagation, bed and soil for the year-round garden.

There will be a variety of foods that can be grown in the area and that are under used. Learn to winnow wheat with a basket. See videos on compost crops and network with others. A library display will show a treasure of knowledge that is out there and how easily it can be tapped.

Lunch and a taster's table will be available from noon to 1 p.m.

Light refreshments will be available, but participants may want to bring a brown bag lunch.

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This event is free and open to the public. Call 304-876-6390 to register.

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