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Free Workshop on How to Prepare Garden Soil for Planting

by Minden Press-Herald

Ringgold, Louisiana, April 6, 2022 –A free Your Soil and Your Garden Workshop will be offered on April 21, 2022, at the Bienville Parish Library in Ringgold, Louisiana. Horticulture specialist Mark Wilson from the LSU AgCenter will present information on the basics of healthy soil, soil testing, preparing your soil for planting, and composting.

There is no charge to attend this workshop, but because space is limited and refreshments will be served, pre-registration is requested.  To pre-register or for more information on the workshop, call or text (318) 237-8350 and provide your contact information and the name of the workshop. 

The Ringgold Branch of the Bienville Parish Library is located at 2078 Hall Street in Ringgold, Louisiana.  On April 21, 2022, on-site registration/sign-in will begin at the library with refreshments at 5:30 p.m.  The workshop presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m. and conclude at 7:30 p.m.  Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing reasonable accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact Trailblazer RC&D at (318) 255-3554 or [email protected] prior to the meeting or event.

This workshop will be conducted in accordance with Louisiana Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines.  If you are not feeling well or you have been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home.  

This presentation is hosted by the Bienville Parish Library, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Trailblazer RC&D.  Free registration for this presentation is made possible by the support of Energy Transfer; Hunt Forest Products, LLC; Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters, LLC; Weyerhaeuser; Allstate Land & Timber Co., Inc.; National Wild Turkey Federation; Burnham Construction; Canfor Southern Pine; LSU AgCenter; Louisiana Forestry Association; Bienville Parish Police Jury; Bienville Parish Library-Ringgold Branch; Lincoln Parish Whitetails Unlimited; Trailblazer RC&D; and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Trailblazer RC&D is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership, coordination, partnership development, and technical assistance projects to encourage strong communities, sustainable agriculture, and a healthy environment.

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