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Home and garden events around the Charlotte area


Daylily Club meeting

The Piedmont Daylily Club will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Carmel Presbyterian Church, 2048 Carmel Road. Hybridizer J.D. Stadler will present his 2014 daylily introductions. Visitors welcome. Details: 704-960-4778.


“Something Different for the Southern Garden”

The Charlotte Garden Club will host its meeting Monday at the Mint Museum, 2730 Randolph Road. Refreshments will be served in the atrium at 7 p.m.; the program will begin at 7:30 p.m. Garden writer and master gardener John Viccellio will present “Something Different for the Southern Garden.” Free for members, $5 for nonmembers. Details: www.charlottegardenclub.org.


Mecklenburg County’s Natural Environment

The next meeting of CROWN (Charlotte, Reconnecting Ourselves With Nature) will be 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Duke Energy Auditorium in Rodgers Hall, corner of Selwyn and Radcliffe Avenues at Queens University, 1834 Selwyn Ave. This month’s topic is “Mecklenburg County’s Natural Environment” presented by Don Seriff, conservation scientist with Mecklenburg County’s Conservation Science Office. Details: crown-clt.weebly.com.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Tree seedling and rain barrel sale

Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation District and Charlotte Storm Water Services will offer tree seedlings and reduced-price rain barrels 9 a.m. to noon (or until sold out) Feb. 22 at the Hal Marshall County Services Center, 700 N. Tryon St. Seedlings in a number of varieties will sell for $2 each; eastern red cedar seedlings will sell for $1 each. Rain barrels will be available in two sizes: a 60-gallon barrel for $95 and an 80-gallon barrel for $110. Details: 704-336-2455, bit.ly/NDiLrs.

Hilary Trenda


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