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​A non-formal educational program designed to help people use science-based knowledge to improve their lives. As RI's land grant university, URI implements Extension programming in RI. Follow this page or subscribe to our events on Facebook to stay updated on Extension workshops and events throughout the year!

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Native Flower Tour

URI Master Gardeners will lead tours of Wilcox Park, focusing on native flowers.

9/22 10am
Growing and Enjoying Herbs

Many ideas on their practical use in cooking and preserving will be discussed. We'll also learn how to attract pollinators to your garden by growing herbs....

9/24 6pm
All About Dahlias

Nick Califano, a URI Master Gardener, will offer a Dahlia Talk and Demonstration. Dahlias reward the gardener with spectacular color, tremendous variety in...

10/6 11:15am
Colonial Foodways of New England

How did the colonist survive in the New World? Learn what crops they grew and how they managed to live off the land in the 18th Century.

10/7 10am
Private Well Water Workshop

Well water golden rule: If you drink it, test it! Learn how Kingston, R.I. – If you use a private well for drinking water, be a smart well owner....

10/10 6pm

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