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January 19, 2014

Purdue, Illinois extensions to host Spring Garden Seminar

The Purdue University Extension and University of Illinois Extension Bi-State Agriculture Programs are collaborating to offer a Spring Garden Seminar.  

The program will take place Thursday in The Beef House at Covington. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner promptly at 6.

The program features Charlie Collum, representative from International Greenhouse discussing “Extending the Season for Backyard Gardeners with Row Covers, Cold Frames, Hoop Houses and Greenhouses.” Sandy Mason, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, will conclude the evening with a presentation on “Hot Gardening Trends for 2014.”

Cost for the program, materials, and dinner buffet is $20 payable at the door or online. For Master Gardeners interested in earning education hours, this program will represent two hours of education time. Advance registration is required by contacting Phil Cox, Purdue Extension Vermillion County, at 765-492-5330, or

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