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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 Perennial Gardening

This presentation will discuss the rationale for native plants that attract pollinators, site assessment, garden design, plant selection, site preparation,...

4/23 7pm
Native Plant Garden Tour + Soil Testing

Drop off your soil sample for a free pH soil testing! While you wait, take a mini-tour of the RI Native Plant Garden and explore the benefits and beauty of...

4/25 1pm
Planning & Planting a Herb Garden

An Herb Garden is an easy to care for garden containing plants that have been used for centuries for flavoring meals to preventative and curative medicine....

4/27 9am
Preparing Garden Beds for Planting

A Hoop House can give your garden a head start in the spring for cool weather plants as well as hardening seedlings prior to planting in your garden. In this...

4/27 9am
Potato Planting Project

Be a part of a potato growing experiment! In this free workshop, learn how to plant potatoes in three ways, including a tower, a raised bed, and a bed bag....

4/27 9:30am

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