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Home and garden events around the Charlotte area

Feb. 15

Prune like a Pro

Wing Haven’s experts will show how to prune beloved shrubs and trees in this seminar, 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 15 at the Elizabeth Lawrence House, 248 Ridgewood Ave. Learn proper pruning techniques, study pruning tools and watch an on-site pruning of a Camellia sansanqua hedge in front of the house. Cost is $45 for members, $55 for nonmembers. Register at www.winghavengardens.com or call 704-331-0664.

Rose pruning tips

Learn how to prune roses to keep them healthy and promote more blooming, 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at Pike Nurseries, 12630 N. Community House Road. Free. Details: 704-341-7453.

Ongoing

Vendor opportunity

Vendor applications are being accepted for spaces at the Iredell Garden Fair, to be held April 26 at 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville. The fee is $50 per space before March 29 and $75 March 29-April 12. Vendors provide tables for the 12-by-12-foot spaces.

The annual education event draws about 50 Charlotte-area vendors, more than 30 master gardener volunteers and about 500 attendees for hands-on activities and workshops.

Proceeds support the nonprofit Iredell Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association, which provides public education in horticulture. Vendor inquiries: Lee Hollifield, 704-252-0368. Additional details about the Garden Fair: Iredell Cooperative Extension Service, 704-878-3166.

Hilary Trenda

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