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Extension Gardener Low Maintenance Landscaping Sun Feb 14, 2016 Today 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 10 hours away

Everyone wants to save time and money on their landscape – you can do this while still creating a beautiful yard by making smart and environmentally-friendly choices. Class discussions focus on those choices, and selecting and growing plants that tolerate and even thrive in our Piedmont conditions.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Totally Tomatoes - From Seed to Sandwiches Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, United States
— 4 days away

Now's the time to start thinking about it - how to get the earliest and the tastiest home-grown tomatoes from your own garden? That's all we'll be talking about in this session - proven tips and techniques for success with America's most popular vegetable (or is it a fruit?). Get ready for tomato sandwiches all summer long!

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Totally Tomatoes - All About our Favorite Fruit Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 4 days away

Time to start planning, it’s the key to enjoying the taste of your own home-grown tomatoes. That’s all we’ll be talking about in this session – proven tips and techniques for successfully growing America’s most popular garden vegetable (or is it a fruit?). Get ready for tomato sandwiches all summer long.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Blueberry Production Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rockingham County Agricultural Center 525 NC 65 Reidsville, NC 27320
— 5 days away

Come learn how to grow blueberries. This program is focused on care for new or young blueberry plants.

Extension Gardener Totally Tomatoes - All About our Favorite Fruit Sun Feb 21, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 1 week away

Time to start planning, it’s the key to enjoying the taste of your own home-grown tomatoes. That’s all we’ll be talking about in this session – proven tips and techniques for successfully growing America’s most popular garden vegetable (or is it a fruit?). Get ready for tomato sandwiches all summer long.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Beneficial Insects: It's a Bug-Eat-Bug World Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 1 week away

Did you know that less than 1% of insects are
considered pests? Let’s learn about some of the
beneficial insects who are natural pest enemies
(predators and parasites), and how to recognize these
“good guys” at various life stages. We’ll also discuss
how to protect and encourage their populations in our gardens.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Shiitake Mushroom Inoculation Workshop Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rockingham County High School, 180 High School Rd, Reidsville, NC 27320, United States
— 1 week away

Come learn to inoculate oak logs with shiitake mushroom spawn to produce mushrooms. Cost $25 per person. Each person takes home one inoculated log for themselves to enjoy. Pre-registration required. Kathryn Holmes 336-342-8230 or kathryn_holmes@ncsu.edu

Extension Gardener Shiitake Mushroom Inoculation Workshop Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rockingham County High School, 180 High School Rd, Reidsville, NC 27320, United States
— 1 week away

Come learn to inoculate oak logs with shiitake mushroom spawn to produce mushrooms. Cost $25 per person. Each person takes home one inoculated log for themselves to enjoy. Pre-registration required. Kathryn Holmes 336-342-8230 or kathryn_holmes@ncsu.edu

Extension Gardener Fruit Tree Training and Pruning Demonstration Thu Feb 25, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bee Sweet Orchards 2229 Pannel Rd Reidsville, NC 27320
— 2 weeks away

Come see how to correctly prune and train fruit trees! Dr. Michael Parker from NCSU will demonstrate how to prune and train peach and apple trees to develop strong trees and maximize fruit yields. Contact Kathryn Holmes 336-342-8230 or kathryn_holmes for more information.

Extension Gardener Totally Tomatoes - All About our Favorite Fruit Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur-Mil Park (Wildlife Center), Morehead, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away

Time to start planning, it’s the key to enjoying the taste of your own home-grown tomatoes. That’s all we’ll be talking about in this session – proven tips and techniques for successfully growing America’s most popular garden vegetable (or is it a fruit?). Get ready for tomato sandwiches all summer long.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Blueberry Pruning Demonstration Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a blueberry pruning demonstration on Saturday February 27 from 10:00 am – noon at Howard’s Farm a few miles west of Pittsboro on Hwy 64. Annual pruning is needed to control bush height and increase yields. Dr. Bill Cline, North Carolina State University Blueberry Specialist, will discuss and demonstrate proper pruning techniques for blueberries. This demonstration is open to the general public and appropriate for both commercial growers and home gardeners. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Space is limited so register early. Visit this website to register on-line: http://go.ncsu.edu/2016-blueberry-pruning

Extension Gardener Growing Fruits and Berries 101 Tue Mar 1, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chatham Agriculture Building, 65 East Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 2 weeks away

This class will cover the information you need to know to successfully cultivate fruits and berries in central NC. This class is free but registration is required. For complete details and registration information, visit: https://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/growing-fruits-and-berries-101/

Extension Gardener Totally Tomatoes - All About our Favorite Fruit Tue Mar 1, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 2 weeks away

Time to start planning, it’s the key to enjoying the taste of your own home-grown tomatoes. That’s all we’ll be talking about in this session – proven tips and techniques for successfully growing America’s most popular garden vegetable (or is it a fruit?). Get ready for tomato sandwiches all summer long.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Growing Fruits and Berries 101 Wed Mar 2, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chatham County Agriculture Building, 65 East Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 2 weeks away

This class will cover the information you need to know to successfully cultivate fruits and berries in central NC. This class is free but registration is required. For complete details and registration information, visit: https://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/growing-fruits-and-berries-101/

Extension Gardener Beneficial Insects: It's a Bug-Eat-Bug World Thu Mar 3, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur-Mil Park (Wildlife Center), Morehead, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away

Did you know that less than 1% of insects are
considered pests? Let’s learn about some of the
beneficial insects who are natural pest enemies
(predators and parasites), and how to recognize these
“good guys” at various life stages. We’ll also discuss
how to protect and encourage their populations in our gardens.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Beneficial Insects: It's a Bug-Eat-Bug World Sun Mar 6, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 3 weeks away

Did you know that less than 1% of insects are
considered pests? Let’s learn about some of the
beneficial insects who are natural pest enemies
(predators and parasites), and how to recognize these
“good guys” at various life stages. We’ll also discuss
how to protect and encourage their populations in our gardens.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Beneficial Insects: It's a Bug-Eat-Bug World Tue Mar 8, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 3 weeks away

Did you know that less than 1% of insects are
considered pests? Let’s learn about some of the
beneficial insects who are natural pest enemies
(predators and parasites), and how to recognize these
“good guys” at various life stages. We’ll also discuss
how to protect and encourage their populations in our gardens.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration Sat Mar 12, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 4 weeks away

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a blueberry pruning demonstration on Saturday February 27 from 10:00 am – noon at Howard’s Farm a few miles west of Pittsboro on Hwy 64. Annual pruning is needed to control bush height and increase yields. Dr. Bill Cline, North Carolina State University Blueberry Specialist, will discuss and demonstrate proper pruning techniques for blueberries. This demonstration is open to the general public and appropriate for both commercial growers and home gardeners. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Space is limited so register early. Visit this website to register on-line: http://go.ncsu.edu/2016-fruit-tree-pruning

Extension Gardener Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden Sun Mar 13, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 4 weeks away

Learn about best practices for best results in your
Piedmont vegetable garden, including: how to prepare
soil, the selection and timing of vegetable varieties, and
using integrated pest management techniques to
control insects and diseases organically. Growing your
own food can be economical and enjoyable!

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 4 weeks away

Learn about best practices for best results in your
Piedmont vegetable garden, including: how to prepare
soil, the selection and timing of vegetable varieties, and
using integrated pest management techniques to
control insects and diseases organically. Growing your
own food can be economical and enjoyable!

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, United States
— 1 month away

Time to get out and get growing! Learn about best practices for best results in your Piedmont vegetable garden, including: how to prepare soil, the selection and timing of vegetable varieties, and using integrated pest management techniques to control insects and diseases organically. Growing your own food can be economical and enjoyable too.

Classes are free! No pre-registration required.
Questions? Contact Pam Marshall at 336-641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu.

Extension Gardener Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur-Mil Park (Wildlife Center), Morehead, NC, United States
— 1 month away

Learn about best practices for best results in your
Piedmont vegetable garden, including: how to prepare
soil, the selection and timing of vegetable varieties, and
using integrated pest management techniques to
control insects and diseases organically. Growing your
own food can be economical and enjoyable!

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Easy to Grow Culinary Herbs Sun Mar 20, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 1 month away

Some of us already grow basil, oregano, and thyme – but
what about stevia, sage, or lemon grass? By knowing the
characteristics of the plants, you can have lots of fresh
herbs to use year round. Come join us to talk about
being successful at growing the herbs you want to use in your kitchen.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 1 month away

Learn about best practices for best results in your
Piedmont vegetable garden, including: how to prepare
soil, the selection and timing of vegetable varieties, and
using integrated pest management techniques to
control insects and diseases organically. Growing your
own food can be economical and enjoyable!

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Easy to Grow Culinary Herbs Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 1 month away

Some of us already grow basil, oregano, and thyme – but
what about stevia, sage, or lemon grass? By knowing the
characteristics of the plants, you can have lots of fresh
herbs to use year round. Come join us to talk about
being successful at growing the herbs you want to use in your kitchen.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Easy to Grow Culinary Herbs Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 1 month away

Some of us already grow basil, oregano, and thyme – but
what about stevia, sage, or lemon grass? By knowing the
characteristics of the plants, you can have lots of fresh
herbs to use year round. Come join us to talk about
being successful at growing the herbs you want to use in your kitchen.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Easy to Grow Culinary Herbs Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur-Mil Park (Wildlife Center), Morehead, NC, United States
— 2 months away

Some of us already grow basil, oregano, and thyme – but
what about stevia, sage, or lemon grass? By knowing the
characteristics of the plants, you can have lots of fresh
herbs to use year round. Come join us to talk about
being successful at growing the herbs you want to use in your kitchen.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Edible Landscapes Sun Apr 3, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 2 months away

One of the hottest trends today is adding to your quality
of life, and the enjoyment of your gardening space, by
including plants that are both ornamental and edible in
the landscape. Spring is a natural time to get started, so
please join us for some ideas and inspiration on creating
your own ‘paradise garden’.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Edible Landscapes Thu Apr 7, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur-Mil Park (Wildlife Center), Morehead, NC, United States
— 2 months away

One of the hottest trends today is adding to your quality
of life, and the enjoyment of your gardening space, by
including plants that are both ornamental and edible in
the landscape. Spring is a natural time to get started, so
please join us for some ideas and inspiration on creating
your own ‘paradise garden’.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Edible Landscapes Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 2 months away

One of the hottest trends today is adding to your quality
of life, and the enjoyment of your gardening space, by
including plants that are both ornamental and edible in
the landscape. Spring is a natural time to get started, so
please join us for some ideas and inspiration on creating
your own ‘paradise garden’.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Edible Landscapes Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 2 months away

One of the hottest trends today is adding to your quality
of life, and the enjoyment of your gardening space, by
including plants that are both ornamental and edible in
the landscape. Spring is a natural time to get started, so
please join us for some ideas and inspiration on creating
your own ‘paradise garden’.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Backyard Habitat: Gardening With (and in Spite of) Wildlife Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 2 months away

One of the great benefits gardeners enjoy is observing
and supporting nature since birds, butterflies, and other
creatures find habitat in our yards – this program is
about how to make them welcome. We’ll also talk a
little bit about ways to discourage any uninvited guests
who may sometimes come to the party.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Edible Landscaping Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, United States
— 2 months away

One of the hottest trends today is adding to your quality of life, and the enjoyment of your gardening space, by including plants that are both ornamental and edible in the landscape. Spring is a natural time to get started, so please join us for some ideas and inspiration on creating your own home ‘paradise garden’.

Classes are free! No pre-registration required.
Questions?
Contact Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or at pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu

Extension Gardener Backyard Habitat: Gardening With (and in Spite of) Wildlife Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Bur-Mil Park (Wildlife Center), Morehead, NC, United States
— 2 months away

One of the great benefits gardeners enjoy is observing
and supporting nature since birds, butterflies, and other
creatures find habitat in our yards – this program is
about how to make them welcome. We’ll also talk a
little bit about ways to discourage any uninvited guests
who may sometimes come to the party.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Backyard Habitat: Gardening With (and in Spite of) Wildlife Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 2 months away

One of the great benefits gardeners enjoy is observing
and supporting nature since birds, butterflies, and other
creatures find habitat in our yards – this program is
about how to make them welcome. We’ll also talk a
little bit about ways to discourage any uninvited guests
who may sometimes come to the party.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

Extension Gardener Backyard Habitat: Gardening With (and in Spite of) Wildlife Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 2 months away

One of the great benefits gardeners enjoy is observing
and supporting nature since birds, butterflies, and other
creatures find habitat in our yards – this program is
about how to make them welcome. We’ll also talk a
little bit about ways to discourage any uninvited guests
who may sometimes come to the party.

CLASSES ARE FREE
Pre-Registration Is Requested
Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location.

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