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Learn how to grow your own mushrooms at a class on April 4.
Learn how to grow your own mushrooms at a class on April 4.
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Tree and Shrub Seedlings Sale: Brown County Land and Water Conservation Department is accepting orders for evergreen, hardwood and shrub seedlings. All are bare root and sold in bundles of 25. Order forms with a complete description of the tree and pricing are available at (920) 391-4620 or www.co.brown.wi.us/land_conservation/. Limited quantities; available on a first-come, first-served basis. Trees available for pick up April 18.

Cocoa Bean Mulch & Potting Soil Sale: Green Bay Botanical Garden's annual sale of potting soil, cocoa bean mulch, mulch mixes, organic gardening products and crocosmia and eucomis bulbs. Advance order forms and prices at www.gbbg.org. Available for pick up 3-7 p.m. April 26 for GBBG members; 9 a.m.-noon April 27 general public.

Asparagus Crowns Sale: Gardeners Club of Green Bay selling "Jersey Knight'' asparagus crowns for $1.25 each. Also selling sweet potato vines. More info and pre-orders at (920) 468-8693.

How to Start a Veggie Garden: 7 p.m. March 19 at Crossroads at Big Creek, Sturgeon Bay. Tom Luebker, a Master Gardener Volunteer, offers a common-sense approach on how to grow fruits and veggies at home, whether in a big or small space. Free. Sponsored by Door County Master Gardeners Association. Free. (920) 868-1749.

Introduction to Hydroponics: 5:30 p.m. March 21 at WaterWorks Garden Supply, 243 N. Broadway, Green Bay. Learn how a hydroponic garden can increase your yield of tomatoes, peppers and other plants and be done in a small space. Free. Register at (920) 430-1414 or www.waterworksgs.com.

Spring Thaw Symposium:
The Private Garden: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 23 at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road. Featured presenters are: author Mary Wingate, "Landscaping for Privacy''; Richard Hawke of Chicago Botanic Garden, "When Pretty Isn't Enough: Perennial Trials at Chicago Botanic Garden"; Jim Nau of Ball Horticultural Co., "Using Containers in the Landscape''; and Monches Farm horticulturalist Zannah Crowe, "Underutilized Treasures of the Bulb World.'' Includes lunch and continental breakfast. $45 GBBG members, $60 non-members, $25 students. Registration required: (920) 490-9457 or www.gbbg.org.

Mushroom Cultivation 101: 6-7:30 pm April 4 at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road. Joe Krawczyk, owner of Field and Forest Products Inc., on how to grow gourmet mushrooms in your wooded landscape. Learn cultivation steps, basic mushrooming ID and harvest tips. $7 GBBG members, $14 non-members. Registration required: (920) 490-9457 or www.gbbg.org.

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