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    “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.
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    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
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    A free Master Gardener Volunteers Helpline is available through The Ohio State University Extension Office in Paulding, Ohio.
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In this photo provided by the California State Parks Foundation, Earth Day volunteers, Ashley Cookerly, and her brother, Richard, both of San Francisco, remove weeds along with other volunteers, as they work to restore Candlestick Point State Recreation Area's community garden, in San Francisco on Saturday. Hundreds of volunteers gathered to help restore the area in celebration of Earth Day which is officially observed on April 22.

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