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Gardeners anticipate fall tour in Verona
VERONA – North Mississippi flower and vegetable gardeners will have the opportunity to tour fall horticulture plots at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center on Sept. 28.
Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station personnel will host the annual event from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on that Saturday in Verona.
MSU horticulture experts will lead educational seminars, answer questions and provide tours of the flower and vegetable gardens at the facility located at 5421 Highway 145 South.
Seminar topics include using native plants in landscapes, fall plant ideas, composting for home gardens and low-maintenance landscape ideas. Gary Bachman, Extension horticulturist, columnist and host of Southern Gardening media segments, will discuss outstanding perennials and annuals for the fall.
Vendors will be on hand displaying a wide variety of gardening items. A food vendor will be present to provide items for lunch, snacks and more. For more information, call 662-456-4269.