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July 4, 2013 

Master Gardeners - Fire Ant Control: Master Gardener Janet Smith shares information on fire ant control from 2:30-4 p.m. Monday at the Kershaw County Public Library, Camden branch, 1304 Broad St. (803) 425-1508

Town of Lexington’s Farmers Market: The market is open Saturdays through Oct. 26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 206 N. Church St., Lexington. (803) 359-4164

First Nazareth Baptist Church Farmers Market: The market is open Saturdays through Nov. 23 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Millwood parking lot across from the church, 2351 Gervais St. (803) 254-6232

Garden Like a Master: Learn how to grow the perfect tomato July 15 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Lexington County Public Library, Cayce-West Columbia branch, 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia. The library also hosts a program about heat and drought resistant plants by Master Gardener Carla Martinez July 22 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (803) 794-6791

Year-Round Telephone Book Recycling: As the new 2013 phone books are being delivered, Keep the Midlands Beautiful encourages residents to recycle last year’s books.

In Lexington and Richland counties and Columbia, take phone books to a drop-off facility and put them in the recycling bin for newspaper.

Residents of Columbia, Forest Acres and Lexington County can also recycle phone books in their recycling bins curbside.

Richland County will accept them in their recycling roll carts curbside.

(803) 733-1139; www.keepthemidlands beautiful.org

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