Local federal retirees will get a fresh look at spring gardening this Monday. Amanda Sears, horticulture specialist with the Madison Cooperative Extension Office, will be the first speaker for the 2018 season with the local chapter of NARFE, National Active and Retired Federal Employees. Ms. Sears will discuss the many gardening and horticultural services offered by her agency. NARFE will meet Monday, Feb. 12 for lunch at the Smokehouse Grill. Please arrive before noon so you can enjoy your lunch before the business session opens.