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Hands-on training available for Field of Plenty

Special to The Orange Leader

Now is the time to think about gardening for next year. Join The Field of Plenty and the Texas A&M AgriLife Service with free hands-on training in different garden interests at The Field of Plenty. Mark your calendar for January 28, 2017 to get your new year off to a good start learning how to grow and cook vegetables for healthy living. Workshops will include Beginner’s Seed Saving, Vegetable Garden Basics, and Cooking What You Grow in the morning starting at 9:00 a.m. and lasting forty-five minutes each. After a break for lunch, Composting Basics will begin at 1 p.m. and Keyhole Gardens will be from 1:30 -2:30 p.m. Attend one or all the workshops. Please call the Texas A&M AgriLife office at 409-882-7010 to preregister. The Field of Plenty is a donation community garden and an Orange Christian Services Project. It is located at 2120 Wickard directly behind Orange Christian Services on West Park Ave in Orange.