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Open gardens and plant exchange

Members of the Lake George Community Garden Club will be gathering Wednesday, June 8 at a member's house to take a tour of an exemplary home garden, share planting tips and socialize - and the public is invited to participate.

To be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the gathering is to occur at 748 Ridge Road in Queensbury. Plans call for refreshments to be offered, as well as master gardeners to be on hand to provide advice. New gardeners will receive a plant to take home - while supplies last. For directions or details, see: www.lakegeorgecommunitygardenclub.org

New garden venture

Adirondack Native Plant and Herb, a nursery run by the Riordan family, is now in its first full year of operation.

Located at 264 Diamond Point Road, the enterprise is run by the Brendan and Dawn Riordan, and it's truly a family affair. In early April you'll find mom, dad, and their three children planting herb and vegetable seeds in the greenhouse.

The Riordans sell their young plants to gardeners in May and early June, then offer field produce beginning in late June.

Everything is naturally grown with no chemical pesticides, they pledge. Stop by for good prices and the widest variety of herb and vegetable plants in the area. The farm stand is closed on Sundays.

Community garden meeting June 2

An informational meeting and presentation on the proposed new Warrensburg Community Garden will be held Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m. in the town Senior Center, at 136 Main St.

Anyone interested in this project is urged to attend this meeting. The event will include a question and answer session, plot sign-up and volunteer recruitment. Light refreshments will be served. For details, contact Bert Weber at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 623-3291 or 668-4881.

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