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It is challenging enough to deal with weather extremes in the Golden Plains area. Understanding the soil is essential to better gardening success. Join Golden Plains Extension Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for a workshop titled “Growing Plants Successfully on Challenging Sites.” The workshop will be held in the Burlington Library, located on 421 14th Street, Burlington.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

—soil quality for growing fruits and vegetables.

—growing on previously used sites—opportunities and challenges.

—soil contaminants: bioavailability and transfer.

—water management topics: rain water harvesting—can it be done and how?

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Workshop to cover how to grow plants on challenging sites
Holyoke Enterprise October 17, 2013