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February 15, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Workshop: Tool-Sharpening Techniques

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Sharp, well-maintained gardening tools help get more work done in less time and with less effort. Charlie Reidinger, a Mt. Cuba grounds maintenance technician, discusses and demonstrates professional-grade techniques for cleaning and safely sharpening pruning shears, loppers, shovels, spades, and trowels. Bring a pair of hand pruners in need of sharpening and a pair of work gloves.

This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Wednesday, February 15, 2023 (Snow Date: Wednesday, February 22)

About the Instructor:
Charlie Reidinger is a Grounds Maintenance Technician at Mt. Cuba Center. A native of Newark, DE, he worked in Arizona and California constructing and maintaining trails for the American Conservation Experience for the past ten years.

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