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Gardening with Wanda: What is the Spring Lunch and Learn series?
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Spouts Springs Library
Noon-1 p.m.
April 1 "All About Vegetables"
April 8 "Top 10 Trees and Shrubs of North Georgia"
April 15 "Soil Preparation"
April 22 "Square Foot Gardening"

Gainesville Main Library
Noon-1 p.m.
April 7 "Growing Tomatoes"
April 14 "A Potpourri of Gardening Ideas"
April 21 "Soil Preparation"
April 28 "Open Garden Forum"
Other classes at the Gainesville Library include "Daylilies" on May 5, "All About Vegetables" May 12 and "All About Roses" June 16.

As spring approaches, the Hall County Extension office gets busy with calls from anxious gardeners ready to get outside. Along with providing answers to their gardening questions, the office also partners with the Hall County Library System to set up the Spring Lunch and Learn Series.

This series of home and garden classes is targeted to the anyone interested in growing their gardening knowledge. The classes are often taught by Hall County Master Gardeners who are willing to share their expertise in an array of topics.

Below, I have included a schedule of the upcoming Spring Lunch and Learn Series that will be offered at the Gainesville Main Library and Spouts Springs Library beginning in April. They will be taught on Wednesdays (Gainesville) and Thursday (Spouts Springs) from noon until 1 p.m. Many of the participants bring a lunch and sit in on a potpourri of gardening topics offered.

The classes provide a wealth of knowledge about home gardening and have proven to be a popular series every spring. Check them out if you can — you won’t be disappointed. For more information, call the Hall County Extension office at 770-535-8293.

Wanda Cannon is a Master Gardener trained through the Hall County program and also serves as Master Gardener coordinator and horticulture assistant for the Hall County Extension office. Phone: 770-535-8293.

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