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Composting Classes

Composting classes: Master Composters Melanie Files and Rick Lowman provide classes on the topic of “Composting” throughout the gardening season. These classes are open to anyone in Jefferson and Berkeley Counties and beyond, including Boonsboro, Hagerstown, Winchester, and throughout West Virginia. If you’d like to inquire about dates and times for classes and/or sign up […]

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Roots & Shoots for Kids

Beautiful gardens and habitats around the schoolyard become classrooms where volunteers teach a variety of lessons! Roots & Shoots strives to provide outdoor educational experiences to each student across the elementary years that enriches students’ science education and inspires themes in library, art, music and language arts instruction. KINDERGARTEN LESSON: Thursday’s planting in the butterfly garden has moved […]

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Memorial service for Pat Burkette

Memorial service for Pat Burkette at Pikeside United Methodist Church Thursday, July 9, 1:00 – 3:30 pm There will be a Fellowship Meal (with Pat’s husband David) after the service; please stay and visit.  

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Adult Garden Education Classes

Jefferson County Office of the West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Service to offer Adult Garden Education Classes in May To promote self-reliance and healthier living we will hold a series of basic gardening classes for adult learners in Jefferson County. The classes will cover the basics of gardening, starting seeds, plant spacing, where to find […]

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