Celebrate Earth Day by doing something earthy (copy)

"Plants for the Earth" plant sale and garden lectures will run 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center.

Plant sale, lectures mark Earth Day on April 27

Clemson Extension and the Tri-County Master Gardeners are celebrating Earth Day with a "Plants for the Earth" plant sale and garden lectures program April 27.

The sale, which runs 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clemson Coastal Research & Education Center, 2700 Savannah Highway, is open to the public free of charge. It is a rain or shine event.

Two garden lectures will be offered, space is limited and registration is required for lectures only. Register online for garden lectures http://bit.ly/plantsfortheearth2019.

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Clemson Extention is holding its 2019 Fire Ant Management workshop for school, community and municipal grounds on April 30 at the state fairgrounds in Columbia.

Fire Ant Management class set April 30

Clemson Extension announces the 2019 Fire Ant Management for School & Community Gardens, a workshop for school, community and municipal grounds maintenance personnel to address fire ant control and prevention.

The day-long program is designed to help grounds maintenance staff address fire ants in and around vegetable gardens on school and public grounds.

Commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators who currently hold a license will receive 4.5 recertification credits.

The class is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 30 at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds Palmetto Room, 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia.

Register online at http://bit.ly/2019FireAntManagementWorkshop.

For more information, contact Amy Dabbs, Clemson Extension Statewide School and Community Garden Coordinator, at adabbs@clemson.edu or 843-402-5328.

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