Spring Gardening Classes 2019 Announced

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Announcing : Spring Gardening Series 2019!

From firewise landscape principles for the home to growing pawpaw trees, this spring’s gardening series offers a great diversity of classes for many interests.

All classes are free and open to the public. Prior registration is requested but not required. To register, please call: 828-757-1290.

February 12 – Growing Herbs at Home

5:30–7 p.m.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center

120 Hospital Ave NE #1 Lenoir, NC 28645

Learn about growing and preserving culinary herbs & spices at home.

 

February 19 – Firewise Class

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center

120 Hospital Ave NE #1 Lenoir, NC 28645

Apply firewise principles in your home landscape to protect your home and valuables from wildfires.

March 11 – Growing Native Pawpaw Trees

5:30– 7:30 p.m.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center

120 Hospital Ave NE #1 Lenoir, NC 28645

Learn how to grow one of our native fruits, the pawpaw.

**PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE SELLING PAWPAW TREES THROUGH OUR EDIBLE PLANT SALE. ORDERS DUE MARCH 4, 2019. PICK-UP DATE IS MARCH 15. FOR MORE INFO CALL 828-757-1290***

April 3 – Landscape Drafting and Design

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center

120 Hospital Ave NE #1 Lenoir, NC 28645

Join Donna Teasley, Horticulture Extension Agent in Burke County, to learn principles of landscape design and drafting a design to scale. Participants will draft their own landscape design and will learn how to choose the right plant for the right place. Don’t miss it!

April 6 – Murder in the Garden: Managing and Killing Cover Crops in the Home Garden

10 a.m.–noon

Unity Park and Community Gardens

1519 College Ave SW, Lenoir, NC 28645

Cover crops feed the soil and help us grow better crops. Come learn how to manage them in your home garden.

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Spring Gardening Series 2019

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For accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact our office at 828-757-1290 at least two weeks prior to the event.