Today is UW Family Gardening Day

The University of Wisconsin is celebrating Family Gardening Day today. According to UW Communications, “Experts from UW-Madison and UW-Extension, along with master gardeners and other volunteers, will be on hand from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the D.C. Smith Greenhouses and the Allen Centennial Gardens, hosting a wide variety demonstrations and displays, answering questions and offering advice and free samples. The event is free and open to the public.”

For all the details, check out the news release and the event’s webpage.

Diane Erb, food manager of Frank’s Place in Holt Commons, harvests beets from a vegetable garden inside the Allen Centennial Gardens at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on July 9, 2009. Monica Theis, senior lecturer in the Department of Food Science, planted and maintains the garden as part of a new local-food initiative at UW-Madison. Photo by Bryce Richter, UW-Madison, University Communications © Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System


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