Learn With Us, week of March 22

Lawn Care – Complete Extension Gardener Series
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
Growing grass in North Carolina can be a challenge. Learn when to seed and fertilize as well as tips to keep your lawn healthy and strong.
Free/ Registration required.
Contact: Pana Jones prjones2@ncsu.edu / 919-560-0525

Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show  – MARCH 24, 2 PM  – The future of farming looks different than you might imagine.  Lise Jenkins discovered its more urban, innovative, and vibrant than she expected.  She found a unique program in Chatham county that brings together the Livestock Conservancy, 4-H, the United Way, farmers, and kids that started with a lesson from our grandparents day. Broadcasts Tuesdays at 2:00pm on WCOM 103.5  Can be heard live or replayed any time at http://gettingdirtyradioshow.org

Plants of Distinction: The Scent of Spring
March 26, from 2:30-4 p.m.
Jason Holmes, curator of the Doris Duke Center Gardens, Duke Gardens
Beautiful plants that provide color, delight, fragrance, and seasonality– these are plants of distinction. Spring is a fragrant season; take a walk with Jason to learn of plants that charm us with their springtime perfumes.
$7; Gardens members $5.  Sign up for the entire series for $30; Gardens members $20.
Participant limit: 15
Qualifies for Home Horticulture Certificate elective course (1.5 hours each)
Nature Photography Certificate optional course

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