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Upcoming Growing Gardens Team Events

January 11, 2011

There are several exciting opportunities coming up to participate in Growing Gardens Team events and workshops.

1. Celebrate Seeds NM
Attend one of the many workshops or have a booth to share what your school is doing. Contact the Gardeners’ Guild for more info.

Date: Saturday, March 19
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Old Town Plaza, Albuquerque
Info: www.gardenersguild.org

2. School Garden Hoophouse Workshop
Open to school gardeners and friends/ supporters of gardens. Come learn the basics (from master gardeners) on building a hoop structure to lengthen your planting/ growing season. Meet and network with other school gardeners. Get inspired for spring gardening. This workshop will be hands on!

Date: Saturday, April 2
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Grant Middle School Garden
Contact: Whitney Kane by March 25th.

2. Albuquerque Home & Garden Show
School gardens have been invited to exhibit at the Albuquerque Home and Garden Show on Saturday, April 16 & Sunday, April 17, 2011. The Growing Gardens Team will have a display and we encourage all other school gardens to come have a display so that we can all get the word out about the wonders of school gardens. Also you CAN sell items at the show as a fundraiser for your garden program. Items such as seeds, starter plants, items made by students (birdhouses, plant row markers, hand painted inspiring garden signs, artwork) can be sold to the show participants. Please no food sales.

Date: Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17
Location: ABQ Home & Garden Show
Info: Applications due by March 31th.

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