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Cooking demo today at the Farmers Market

A cooking demonstration by Downtown 3rd & Curry Streets Farmer’s Market Manager Linda Marrone will feature an easy and delicious salad with everything available from the market. Market music is Ricky D.

Don’t forget you can now get knives sharped at the market. And when you cast your vote for the 3rd & Curry Streets market in America’s Favorite Farmers Market Contest and you could win a peach cobbler. 

Xeriscaping seminar today

David Ruf, owner of Greenhouse Garden Center, will present “Xeriscaping With Native Plants,” at 9 a.m. today at the center. He will discuss creating a Great Basin garden that is drought tolerant and low maintenance. Reservations are not required.

Guest speaker Mike Campie, owner for Campies Lavender Patch, will present “All About Lavender,” 9:30 a.m. July 30 at the center. Campie is a local lavender grower who has developed some newer strains of lavender that perform very well in our Northern Nevada climate. He will also talk about making essential oil and soaps from lavender.

Greenhouse Garden Center is located at 2450 S. Curry St. in Carson City. Call 882-8600 or go to http://www.greenhousegardencenter.com.