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GARDEN MAINTENANCE BEGAN APRIL 2
Garden maintenance launched on Saturday morning, 9:00am, April 2 with 20-some volunteers helping with a variety of task. We welcome anyone who wants to get outdoors and help us weed, clean, water, mulch and perform a host of other activities in the gardens at the Durango Public Library. No experience necessary and we have most tools but if you have a few favorite tools and a container for debris, they (and you!) are welcome. Through the spring, summer, and early fall we gather on Saturday mornings, typically at 9:00am, until the summer heat arrives. We then beat the heat by starting at 8:00am. Want to help out? Call or text Lynn at 269-282-4850.
NEW DOCENT TRAINING BEGINS APRIL 22
Our 2022 cohort of docents will begin training on April 22. Training will include both classroom and in-the-gardens training. Docents lead tours or assist with tours and many other activities and events at the gardens. The 2022 class includes Kathy Ballew, Teresa Cole, Jane Conrad, Kandye Dille, Katherine Holt, Lynn Hughes, Cathy Metz, Kathleen Noe, Jan Pastore, Keith Thomsen, and Ronnie Zanon.
BEWARE (OR BE AWARE) OF THE IDES OF MARCH AND 55 DEGREES
While the Ides of March referred to the middle day of the month in the ancient Roman calendar, it is most often associated with the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar. Accordingly, as that date approaches, beware aggrieved Roman Senators. Our March is arriving with lamb-like temperatures in the 50s, which reminded our good friend, Mike Smedley, of some observations about bulbs and warmer temperatures... Read more here
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