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Home and garden events around the Charlotte area

Saturday

Rhizome Sale

The Charlotte Iris Society will host its annual Rhizome Sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Greenery Shed at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, 1801 Yorkmont Road.

Demonstrations for planting irises are scheduled at 10 and 11 a.m. Recent introductions and older, classic irises will be available for sale, including bearded and beardless varieties. Details: Carrie Winter, 704-542-3812.

July 26-27

Grow your own fall veggies

UNC Charlotte will host this workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. July 26 and 9 a.m. to noon July 27 at McMillan Greenhouse, 9201 University City Blvd. Mae Lin Plummer, owner of The Laughing Garden, will cover the basics of growing organic veggies in containers or the garden. The workshop will include classroom instruction and hands-on planting. Participants will take home their planted seeds and seedlings. The fee is $55 per student and includes the cost of materials.

Details and to register: 704-687-0719, pmgross@uncc.edu.

Hilary Trenda

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