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Greenery workshop, and learn about creating wildlife habitats

Learn to create a healthy wildlife habitat in your yard with tips from naturalists, gardeners and birders on Dec. 17.
Learn to create a healthy wildlife habitat in your yard with tips from naturalists, gardeners and birders on Dec. 17. jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Garden

Your Personal Garden Herbarium: Dec 13, 2 p.m. NC Native Plant Society at Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Rd. NCNPS member artist Trena McNabb demonstrates how to press and dry plants to make a personal record of your garden with herbarium specimens or to use in artwork. Seed exchange and winter social. Free. www.ncwildflower.org RSVP: ncnpsspchapter@gmail.com 980-314-1119

Greenery Workshop: Dec 16, 10 a.m. Historic Rosedale, 3427 N. Tryon St. Make and take home a nice bowl of greenery to last through the season. Jeffrey Drumm, Rosedale Garden Curator, demonstrates how to make a boxwood wreath and garlands. Bring a pair of hand pruners, ready to work and learn. $25 registration. RSVP: www.historicrosedale.org/events 704-335-2435

Nature

What's in your Backyard?: Dec 17, 7 p.m. CROWN the Charlotte chapter of the National Wildlife Federation at McClintock Middle School, 1925 Rama Rd. Learn to create a certified wildlife habitat in your yard. Naturalists, seasoned gardeners and birders will share basic and advanced elements of creating a healthy wildlife habitat on any property. Free. www.crowncharlotte.org/our-upcoming-program Contact: Ernie McLaney erniemclaney1@gmail.com 704-517-2535

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

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