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Saturday sale at USF features cacti and succulents

Pick up tips on growing cacti and succulents and buy plants from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at USF Botanical Gardens, 4202 E Fowler Ave. The annual Labor Day weekend sale of the Central Florida Cactus and Succulent Society is one day only this year. For more information, call (813) 974-2329.

North of Tampa neighborhood briefs 09/01/11 [Last modified: Thursday, September 1, 2011 4:30am]
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