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Landscaping classes held Sept. 10

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Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo offers two landscaping workshops with ecologist, horticulturist and land planner Zach Mermel. Both sessions will be held on the UH Hilo campus in the PB-7 Meeting Room on Saturday, September 10. Tuition for each workshop is $35, or $60 for both classes.

Edible Landscaping will teach the dos and donÔÇÖts of transforming gardens with edible and multifunctional plants. Participants will gain hands-on experience creating a basic landscape plan for their home. Class will be held 9 a.m. to noon.

Participants in Landscaping with Native Plants will learn about the benefits of using native plants in their garden and landscape. Students will interact with a variety of native plants found throughout Hawai╩╗i Island's various microclimates, and learn how to incorporate these important organisms into a cohesive landscape design. Class will be held from 1 ÔÇô 4 p.m.

For more information and to register, contact CCECS at 932-7830 or

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