Learn With Us, week of February 14

Edible Plants & Permaculture Techniques – Durham Garden Forum
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC 27705

Learn more about permaculture & expand your edible landscape. You will benefit from both Will’s (Will Hooker, former professor, NC State University, Horticulture Department) professional expertise & personal experience in his own amazing garden in this informative talk.
$10.00 fee per class or annual membership fee.
No pre-registration necessary. durhamgardenforum@gmail.com

 

Grow Native Wildflowers in Your Garden, Extension Gardening Seminar
Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC

Presented by Kathleen Guerra & Nan Len, Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteers. Why have a generic landscape when you can have a North Carolina one? Consider having native wildflowers. On a practical level, many of them are adapted to our local soil & climate. Aesthetically, they are lovely & are part of this region. Beneficially, they provide food & shelter for our native insects & birds. Kathleen & Nan will share a palette of native wildflowers that will provide all these advantages in your garden.
Class is free. Registration required. Contact: gardenseducation@duke.edu 919-668-1707

 

Seed Starting Workshop
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701

A seed-starting workshop for Briggs Avenue Community Garden. This workshop is open to Briggs Avenue gardeners and the general public.
Class is free/registration is required –limited space
Contact: 919-560-0525 or e-mail Pana Jones prjones2@ncsu.edu

 

Cold Hardy Vegetables & How to Grow Them
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 10:00am – 11:00am
Durham Garden Center, 4536 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC, United States

Presenters: Doug Roach and Marsha Booker-Hibbs , Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteers.
Get the jump on starting your vegetable garden with cold hardy plants. Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteers will describe how to grow vegetables in pots, planters, raised beds or on-the-ground gardens. In addition, you will learn ways to enhance your soil, prevent disease and pests, and the secrets of companion planting.”
Durham Garden Center
Free. Registration is required – Sign up at the store, e-mail or by phone
Contact: 919-384-7526 or ann3dgc@gmail.com
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