Learn With Us, week of April 26

Backyard Composting – Extension Garden Seminars
Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Durham County Public Library – South Regional Library, 4502 South Alston Avenue, Durham, NC
Presented by Rhonda Sherman, Extension Master Gardener volunteer and NCSU Extension Specialist. Discover the basics of successful composting and vermicomposting. Learn how to transform food scraps, leaves, and other organic materials into a nutrient-rich soil conditioner that will benefit your lawn and gardens.
Free/ Registration required.
Contact: Cathy Starkweather, cstarkweather@dconc.gov 919-560-7410

Visit the Charlotte Brody Garden 
APRIL 28 – Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show
Last year Duke Gardens placed #4 on a list of the 50 Most Stunning University Gardens and Arboretums. One of the newest additions to the gardens is the Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden which focuses on sustainable, organic food production.  Charles Murphy, our Enthusiastic Gardener, visited the Brody Gardens and talked with Lindsey Fleetwood, Horticulturist, who is responsible for the Brody Garden. Broadcasts Tuesdays at 2:00pm on WCOM 103.5  Can be heard live or replayed any time at http://gettingdirtyradioshow.org

Managing a New Landscape
APRIL 30 Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show
Mark Danieley, the Director for Extension in Alamance County, NC, talked to our Master Gardener class about strategies for managing the home landscape. He offered some insights about common problems homeowners bring into his county extension office. Broadcasts Tuesdays at 2:00pm on WCOM 103.5  Can be heard live or replayed any time at http://gettingdirtyradioshow.org

Made in the Shade – Sarah P. Duke Garden
Thursday, Apr 30, 2015, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC 27708, United States
Presented by Michelle Wallace, Consumer Horticulture Agent, Durham County.
Have you got shade and not sure what to plant that will look great? This talk will help you plan your shade garden. You will begin to realize what an asset it can be to have a garden made for the shade. Free / Registration required.
Contact: 919-668-1707

 

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