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  • June plant swap is Saturday
    “June Plant Swap” is 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. Reservations are required by Thursday; 427-6000 or go to www.
  • Workshops focus on preserving produce
    FORT WAYNE – The Purdue Extension Service in Allen County is offering Preserving Nature’s Bounty workshops on safe home food preservation procedures and to answer frequently asked questions on canning, freezing
  • Master Gardener helpline available
    A free Master Gardener Volunteers Helpline is available through The Ohio State University Extension Office in Paulding, Ohio.
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Photo provided Michigan State University of an emerald ash borer adult beetle.

Notebook: Emerald ash borer seminars offered

Statement issued Thursday:

Purdue Master Gardeners will present two seminars to the community in April regarding Emerald Ash Borer; a devastating pest of ash trees in our area.

The first seminar will be held at the Allen County Extension office (on the IPFW campus) at 6:00 PM on Monday April 11. Citizens interested in the seminar must RSVP at the Allen county office at 260-481-6427 or e-mail Space is limited.

The second seminar will be held at the Aboite Library branch on Monday, April 25th at 7:00 PM.

Call the Allen County Extension office at 260-481-6826 for more information.

Journey through gardening season with Rosa Salter Rodriguez (feature writer), Anne Gregory (Web editor and writer), Frank Noonan (copy editor) and Cathie Rowand (photographer)