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Learn tips and trends for flower gardening Feb. 11

Jan. 28, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center presents "Flower Gardening: Tips and Trends" Feb. 11 from noon to 1 p.m. in 415 Light Hall.

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Vandy Walks: ‘Annuals and Perennials in Bloom’ with Laura Barker

Jun. 4, 2015—This free event takes place Monday, June 15, noon to 1.

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Life Phase Series: Get tips on raised-bed gardening

Feb. 25, 2015—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center presents “Raised Bed Gardening with the Experts” featuring Bill Randles and Laura Barker of Vanderbilt Plant Operations’ grounds maintenance team on Thursday, March 12.

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Follow these tips to make your spring garden grow

Mar. 26, 2014—One of the best things about spring is the amazing assortment of flowers, trees and plants that bloom on campus. Vanderbilt landscapers and groundskeepers offer tips on making your own garden healthy and vibrant while leaving as little negative impact on the environment as possible.

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Get gardening tips from the Vanderbilt grounds team March 20

Mar. 12, 2014—Join Bill Randles and Laura Barker of the Vanderbilt Plant Ops grounds maintenance team for “Gardening 101: Growing Your Own Vegetables” on Thursday, March 20. The talk is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Demonstration Kitchen. Learn how to start a vegetable garden, including tips for soil preparation, seeding...

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Catch cooking demos in March

Feb. 25, 2014—Several Vandy Cooks events are scheduled in March as part of National Nutrition Month and Health Plus’ Count on Your Heart program. The events are sponsored by Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Vandy Cooks with Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN and author of Schedule Me Skinny Thursday, March 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt...

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Make small changes for better health; Watch Vandy cooks in action

Feb. 18, 2014—March is the second month of the Health Plus Count on Your Heart Program. During the month, participate in the Make a Small Change Challenge and commit to making one small change each week. Choose from simple actions that will help you get active, eat better and be mindful. Register to participate by clicking here. Each week,...

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