POSTPONED: Arboretum Adult Education, Spring 2020 Classes!

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NOTE: The class scheduled for April 1 has been postponed indefinitely. We hope to offer this class later in the year, with the date to be determined.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center and the Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers are excited to kick off the 2020 year with lectures from the Adult Education series at the Tanglewood Park Arboretum. All classes are held on Wednesday from 11 a.m.–noon. View the flyer for more information.

January 15: Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Leslie Peck – Extension Horticulture Agent, Forsyth County

Winter is the correct season for pruning many plants. Dress accordingly for outdoor demonstrations of how to prune trees and shrubs in your yard. 

Location: Arboretum office

February 19: Plant Propagation from Seed

Bob LePere – Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer of Forsyth County

Growing plants from seeds is a rewarding experience. Attend this class for techniques and tips to help you succeed with seeds.

Location: Walnut Hall

March 4: Bird Friendly Gardening

Ron Morris – Special Correspondent for the Winston-Salem Journal

Enjoy birdwatching in your backyard. Learn how your garden can make a difference for these amazing creatures.

Location: Walnut Hall

POSTPONED – April 1: Flowers are Bee-loved

Nancy Adamson, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Xerces Society, and USDA NRCS

Planting for pollinators benefits us and other wildlife. The class will highlight some of the 500+ native bees in NC and connections to native plants, wildlife, and watersheds. Weather permitting, join us after the presentation for a walk outside to look for flower visitors.

Location: Walnut Hall

And be sure to join us for our Spring plant sale at Tanglewood Park Arboretum, May 1-2!

View the flyer and read more about the Adult Education Series!

Registration is required, space is limited. Registration opens 2 weeks prior to each class date. Please register by email at or call 336-703-2850.

Admission into Tanglewood Park is free. Tell the gate attendant that you are attending a seminar.

Please note the location of each program, as they vary.

  • Walnut Hall at Tanglewood Park: 4061 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC 27012. Upon entering the park, follow signs to Walnut Hall.
  • The Arboretum Office: 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 10 days prior to the event by contacting Kim Gressley, County Extension Director, at (336) 703-2850 or by email at

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