Educational Opportunities, Week of 9/15/14

Getting Dirty Radio Show
Tuesday, September 16, 2:00 pm on WCOM FM 103.5  It can be heard live or replayed any time at http://gettingdirtyradioshow.org. – Planting Trees and Botanical Gardens —History and Future – Our host, Harold Johnson brings us up to date.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, wants to plant trees.  Harold Johnson interviews Ken Moore, 32-year veteran of the NC Botanical Garden.

Ken Moore, retired from the North Carolina Botanical Garden in 2003Evernote Camera Roll 20140817 081045

Canker Worm Workshop
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC (Map)
Canker worms are becoming a growing problem in Durham. They are those nuisance inch worms that appear in the spring and defoliate the trees. To combat this problem there will be a series of workshops to demonstrate how and when to wrap a barrier around you tree to get the biggest impact, learn when and how to glue, and when to remove the barrier so that you don’t girdle the trees
Class is free / registration is required.
Contact: Pana Jones 919-560-0525 prjones2@ncsu.edu

(For more information about cankerworms, please see this article from the Durham Herald-Sun, published in 2013) An additional Cankerworm Workshop will be held 9/22/14

Information Session for 2015 Master Gardener Training
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
Have you considered becoming a Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer? Attendance at one of the information sessions is a requirement to apply for the training program. Free/ Registration is required. 919-560-0525

 

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