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Charlotte garden and nature events Nov. 7 and beyond



Bulb Planting Class: Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-noon, Rosedale Plantation, 3427 North Tryon St. The garden curator will teach you the how’s, when’s and where’s of planting bulbs, as well as answer any questions you may have about fall gardening. Snacks included. Cost $15 (+tax) with advance reservation. www.historicrosedale.org 704-335-0325

Woodland Medicinal Plants: Nov. 8, 2 p.m., Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road. Cyndi Banks, horticulturist, will speak with the N.C. Native Plant Society about native woodland species and their historic medicinal plant uses. Free. www.ncwildflower.org ncnpsspchapter@gmail.com 704-341-7190

Mulch Madness: Nov. 9, 12 - 1 p.m., Gaston County Extension at Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia. Learn the healthiest mulch options for plants and debunk some mulching myths. Register at www.gaston.ces.ncsu.edu 704-922-2111

CityWide TreeStore: Nov 14, 9-11 a.m. TreesCharlotte at the City of Charlotte Landscape Management, 701 Tuckaseegee Road. Charlotte households, with proof of residency, are eligible to receive up to two free trees. Quantities are limited. Attend a tree training on how to properly plant and care for your tree(s) and sign a Stewardship Pledge. treescharlotte.org/event/community-wide-treestore


Kids in Nature Day: Nov. 7, 9 a.m.- noon. Woodland Discovery, 8755 Poplar Tent Road. Concord. The Concord Wildlife Alliance and Great Outdoors University request volunteers to help with nature walks, bee presentations, crafts, fishing, wildlife/plant information, butterfly gardening, bird feeding. Volunteers contact Carolyn Walker at woodlandsdiscovery@gmail.com 704-341-7190

Send regional garden and nature calendar listings to: mecklenburgemg@gmail.com. Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardener Volunteers