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Contributed photo Gardeners ranging in experience from novice to expert teamed up to build raised garden beds at Woodland Elementary School recently. The effort involved master gardeners, Target volunteers, the local United Way and elementary students.

United Way, Target and master gardeners team up for day of action

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Twelve Target volunteers, five master gardeners, United Way and Woodland Elementary teamed up for a day of action on May 7 to build raised garden beds for the community gardens at Woodland Elementary in Alexandria.


Volunteers arrived at 4:30 p.m. to build raised beds, fill them with dirt and compost and prepare them for planting. Master gardeners Steve and Diane Henry headed up the master gardeners and gave instructions to the novice gardeners.

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