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Pasco gardeners, learn about roses and rainwater at seminars


Gardeners, free seminars continue today

Pasco Master Gardeners are continuing their series of free spring gardening seminars. The events include:

• "Resilient Roses for Florida Landscapes," 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today in the Hudson Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson.

• "Care of Roses in Florida," 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Land O'Lakes Community Center at 5401 U.S. 41, Land O'Lakes. Refreshments, educational handouts and door prizes will be available.

• "Rainwater Harvesting: More Than Just Rain Barrels," 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Clayton Hall, Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36702 State Road 52, Dade City. Refreshments, educational handouts and door prizes will be available.

All seminars are open to the public. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act may contact the extension office prior to the seminar. To register or for information, call (352) 521-4288; (813) 996-7341, ext. 4288; or (727) 847-8177, ext. 4288. Or visit the events calendar at


Store has bargains, takes donations

Looking for appliances, furniture, construction materials or household items? Or do you need to unload some of those items from your own house? Check out West Pasco Habitat for Humanity's Re-Store at 3531 Grand Blvd., near Moog Road. Shoppers can find items at 50 to 70 percent below typical retail prices, and donors can drop off tax-deductible donations. The Re-Store also picks up donations by appointment, and it accepts donations of cars, boats and other vehicles. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (727) 843-8786 or (727) 859-9038.


Men's pants, shirts $1.50 at thrift sale

The CARES Elfers Center thrift shop will have a sale March 12 featuring men's pants and shirts for $1.50, as well as other bargains. The thrift shop at 4136 Barker Drive is open from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The shop also accepts donations of any gently used clothing or household items, and needs volunteers to help run the store. Call (727) 847-1290.

Pasco deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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