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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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Private Well Water Workshop

Your drinking water tastes and smells fine – but, when was the last time you had it tested? And, what should it be tested for and where? These questions...

3/26 6pm
Soil, Seed starting and Veggie Gardening for Beginners

Vegetable gardening is an engaging and forgiving activity that requires some basic knowledge and attention to what vegetable plants need to succeed. This...

3/26 6pm
Rain Gardens

Learn the importance of redirecting rain water run-off from ponds, lakes and storm drains to a rain garden. We will discuss where to place the garden, how to...

3/26 6:30pm
Drip Irrigation

How-to information for installing a simple drip irrigation system for home gardens. Parts of the typical system will be shown and explained. The talk is...

3/27 6:30pm
Container Gardening

Dig deep into container gardening! During this class you will learn how to start container gardening from scratch. We will discuss different containers,...

3/28 6pm

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