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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 Plant Tour

Wilcox Park is home to many native trees and shrubs and has several gardens planted mainly with natives. Learn about the value of natives to pollinators, and...

6/22 10am
Weekly Garden Huddle in Middletown

Join us at the Middletown Library Community Garden to learn gardening tips and have your questions answered by trained URI Master Gardeners.

6/22 10am
Weekly Vegetable Garden Huddle

Every Saturday at URI's East Farm Master Gardeners will talk about the tasks performed in a garden during the growing season and demonstrate what the team is...

6/22 10am
Protect Our Pollinators

Walk along Newport Harbor and view Rhode Island native plant habitats in a small pocket park, 5 dinghy planters, as well as a rain garden. This waterfront...

6/23 1pm
Heirloom Seeds in the Garden

Heirloom seeds: what they are and why they are gaining interest and attention. We will talk about heirloom seed traders, producers, selection and saving of...

6/23 2pm

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