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The Great Outdoors awaits with these spring events, blogs, and booklists.

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Gardening at CRRL Gardening at CRRL

Check out the impressive numbers for our 2018 community gardening initiatives.
Check out the impressive numbers for our 2018 community gardening initiatives.
Event

Soil Prep for Spring Planting Soil Prep for Spring Planting

Mar 7th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sign up for soil advice from Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Stephanie Romelczyk. Bring in a soil sample to have it tested for pH.
Sign up for soil advice from Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Stephanie Romelczyk. Bring in a soil sample to have it tested for pH.
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Virginia History Trails App Virginia History Trails App

Download the Virginia History Trials app for your phone and discover your local history trail.
Download the Virginia History Trials app for your phone and discover your local history trail.
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Container Garden Planning Container Garden Planning

Apr 4th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sign up to learn how to plant your container garden.
Sign up to learn how to plant your container garden.
Blogpost

Take a Hike! Take a Hike!

By Virginia
Plan one! - or take a quick hike on your stomping grounds.
Plan one! - or take a quick hike on your stomping grounds.
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Gardening Day Gardening Day

Apr 13th | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Prepare and plant our vegetable and butterfly gardens and enjoy activities. Please bring your own tools.
Prepare and plant our vegetable and butterfly gardens and enjoy activities. Please bring your own tools.
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Sketching Nature Sketching Nature

Apr 23rd | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how art and science go hand in hand, plus explore other Earth Day games and activities. In partnership with Tri-County/City Soil and…
Learn how art and science go hand in hand, plus explore other Earth Day games and activities. In partnership with Tri-County/City Soil and…
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Master Gardeners Plant Clinic Master Gardeners Plant Clinic

Porter Branch
Beginning in May, the Va Coop Extension Master Gardeners will answer your gardening questions in this plant clinic.
Beginning in May, the Va Coop Extension Master Gardeners will answer your gardening questions in this plant clinic.
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Make a Terrarium Make a Terrarium

By Virginia
Whether it's filled with mossy rocks and ferns or sands and cactus, a terrarium is an amazingly fun way to learn more about nature. With…
Whether it's filled with mossy rocks and ferns or sands and cactus, a terrarium is an amazingly fun way to learn more about nature. With...
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National Public Gardens Day: Garden Tour National Public Gardens Day: Garden Tour

May 4th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn and plant about the benefit of worms, monarch butterflies, and more. Plant a seed for our garden, or take it home!
Learn and plant about the benefit of worms, monarch butterflies, and more. Plant a seed for our garden, or take it home!
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Rappahannock River Report Card Rappahannock River Report Card

May 22nd | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn about the Rappahannock's wildlife, recreational uses, and preserving the river for future generations.
Learn about the Rappahannock's wildlife, recreational uses, and preserving the river for future generations.
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Fabulous Friday: Worms Eat My Waste Fabulous Friday: Worms Eat My Waste

How are worms good for your waste? Find out in this slimy event for grades K-6.
How are worms good for your waste? Find out in this slimy event for grades K-6.
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Adventure Packs for Grades K-6 Adventure Packs for Grades K-6

Create your own outdoor adventure with our Adventure Packs!
Create your own outdoor adventure with our Adventure Packs!
Staff List

Cli-Fi - It's Getting Hot In Here Cli-Fi - It's Getting Hot In Here

recommended by CRRL_SarahH
Read these books for scenarios that combine science fiction with the concept of climate change.
Read these books for scenarios that combine science fiction with the concept of climate change.
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Nature RX: Just What the Doctor Ordered Nature RX: Just What the Doctor Ordered

recommended by CRRL_FritziN
These freshly picked reads illustrate the therapeutic aspects of spending time in nature, from gardening to forest bathing, and hiking.
These freshly picked reads illustrate the therapeutic aspects of spending time in nature, from gardening to forest bathing, and hiking.
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