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Free gardening classes offered

Free gardening lecture classes are available at the Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St., Augusta:

• Decorating the Holi­days from Your Garden in Fall: Oct. 1 from 6-7 p.m. and Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to noon.

• Decorating the Holi­days from Your Garden in Winter: Dec. 3 from 6-7 p.m. and Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to noon.

• A class on making holiday wreaths will be held Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon It costs $35.

Garden clubs schedule tours

The Augusta Council of Garden Clubs’ second Peek-a-Boo Fall Tour of Gardens is Oct. 4-5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seven homeowners in Richmond and Columbia counties will open their gardens for guests.

Tickets are $10. For tickets, contact or call Ann Leonard at (706) 860-8584.

The Augusta Council of Garden Clubs is also sponsoring a Tri-Refresher on Oct. 4-5 at the Jameson Suites, 1062 Claussen Road.

Registration is $65 and includes tickets to the Peek-a-Boo tour; a slideshow by Jenks Farmer; tickets to a Petersburg Boat Tour on the canal; a tour of the Columbia County recycling facilities; a presentation by Tonya Bonitatibus of Savannah RiverKeeper; and dinner by Dyes Southern Catering.

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