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Tampa gardening notes

Rose Day: Stroll through the botanical gardens, get advice and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the USF Botanical Gardens, 12210 USF Pine Drive. Call (813) 910-3274.

USF Botanical Gardens: Kim Pham, a tea specialist, will talk about "Tea, from garden to cup" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the USF Botanical Gardens, 12210 USF Pine Drive. Cost is $10. Call (813) 910-3274.

Master gardener workshops:

• Pat O'Shea will talk about "Hassle-free houseplants" at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Lutz Library, 101 Lutz Lake Fern Road. Call (813) 264-3827.

• Leon Perry will talk about "Tools for the Garden: How to Maintain Your Equipment" at 7 p.m. Monday at the Bruton Memorial Library, 302 W McClendon St., Plant City. Call (813) 757-9215.

• Learn about canning vegetables from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Hillsborough County Extension Service, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner. Register online at homecanning051010.eventbrite.com. Call (813) 744-5519.

• Leslie Atkins, Gary Martin and Fern Kinion will talk about "Succulents and cacti 101" at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the New Tampa Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. Call (813) 273-3652.

• Virginia Overstreet will talk about "15 must-have perennials" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Seffner-Mango Library, 410 N Kingsway Road, Seffner. Call (813) 273-3652.

• Lesley Fleming will talk about "Salvias" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jimmie B Keel Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave., Tampa, (813) 273-3652.

• Q&A time with Master Gardeners JoAnn Hoffman, Eileen Hart, Peggy Eggleston and Carolyne Roberts is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin. Call (813) 273-3652.

• Jim Hawk will talk about "dooryard fruit" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Upper Tampa Bay Library, 11211 Countryway Blvd. Call (813) 273-3652.

• Norma Bean will talk about roses at noon Wednesday at the Jan Platt Library, 3910 S Manhattan Ave. Call (813) 273-3652.

• Eileen Hart will talk about begonias at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Town 'N Country Regional Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Suite 120. Call (813) 273-3652.

Tampa gardening notes 05/06/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 5, 2010 12:00pm]
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