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Charlotte garden & nature events: March 12 and beyond

Garden

Backyard Vegetable Garden Workshop: March 12, 10 a.m. Wing Haven, 248 Ridgewood Rd. Adults and children learn to build garden beds, prepare the soil and what to plant in your vegetable garden. Non-members $15/family; Members $12/family. www.winghavengardens.com/ChildActivities.asp 704-331-0664 x-101

2016 Camellia Show: March 12 & 13, 1–5 p.m. Charlotte Camellia Society at the Historic White Home, 258 East White St, Rock Hill, S.C. Six hundred camellia blooms on display and plants for sale. Free. 704-609-4883

What’s Design Got To Do With It? March 17, 10 a.m,.Gaston County Citizens Resource Center, 1303 Cherryville Hwy (NC 279), Dallas. Lisa Tompkins, of It’s Elemental Landscape Design, teaches the importance of garden planning design. Free. Barbara Linster, 704-674-0860

EMG Davidson Farmers Market: March 19, 8 a.m.-Noon., 120 S Main St, Davidson, 704-400-0880

Hostas: March 19, 9 a.m., Piedmont Daylily Club, Carmel Presbyterian Church, 2048 Carmel Rd. Nils Nordstrand of North State Hostas discusses the wonderful and diverse array of Hostas available. Free. http://piedmontdaylilyclub.com, mhagler3@carolina.rr.com, 704-617-1654

Nature

America’s First Forest (film): March 15, 7 p.m., CROWN Community Program at Myer’s Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd. Screening of the PBS Film produced in NC. Free.

Spring Fling: March 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Charlotte Nature Museum, 1628 Sterling Rd. Find out what’s hopping, hatching, blooming and buzzing. Meet live animals, go on a Spring Scavenger Hunt, explore beekeeping. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the Back Deck. Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners will answer questions on native plants and vegetable gardening. Cost $8. www.charlottenaturemuseum.org, 704-372-6261

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

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