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"Healthy Soil" - Special Earth Day event!!

The Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association invites you to an Earth Day Special Event on Sunday, April 24, at 2:00PM.   “Healthy Soil” will help give attendees a better understanding of garden soil. It will also offer ways to increase the life of your soil and prep your garden for spring planting. The featured speaker will be Anne Willard, a graduate of the Neag School of Education at UCONN with a concentration in agricultural science and education. The event will be held at  Barney Carriage House at Forest Park and is free of charge. However, space is limited so to reserve a place please register online at or by calling 413-596-3686. City Covid policies will be in effect.

Soil testing will also be available to attendees for a $2. donation. See for information on the proper collection of soil for the test and arrive 10 minutes early if you wish to submit a soil sample for testing. 

This event is presented by WMMGA and sponsored by the Hampden County Improvement League and the Springfield Parks Department. 

(Attendees are asked to use the Rt. 5/Longmeadow gate for entrance to the Carriage House.
Park entrance on left after Whispering Giant Totem.)

Sunday, April 24, 2022, 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Barney Carriage House, Forest Park, Springfield. Please use the Rt. 5/Longmeadow gate.

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Pamela Reed
413-596-3686 (p)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee


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