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Plan to attend state's spring garden shows
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Two Mississippi cities will host major garden and patio shows this spring promising something for everyone.
The first event will be at the Orange Grove Lyman Community Center on Highway 49 in Gulfport on Feb. 23 and 24. The second show will be at the fairgrounds in Jackson in the Agricultural and Industry Building on March 9 and 10. Both shows will be from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on the first days, and from noon until 5 p.m. on the second days. Admission will be $3 for people age 14 and older.
The public is invited to bring plants with problems, soil for testing and landscape questions for answers from Mississippi State University Extension Service experts and industry representatives. The shows will include educational seminars, techniques on gardening and the latest trends. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase from retailers.
The shows are hosted by the MSU Extension Service. For more information, call (800) 678-0179.