4-H Just Grow It Youth Gardening Program

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The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center is offering a nine-lesson, FREE gardening program for youth ages 8-12.

2021 Timeline

  • April 2, 5 p.m. Registration closes
  • April 12 or 13 Pick-up supplies from the Forsyth County Ag Center at 1450 Fairchild Road Winston-Salem, NC 27105
  • April 13ish Take the Pre-Test before you start the program
  • April 13-June 12 Participate in the provided gardening lessons at your own pace (there are no class meetings)
  • May 3 or 4 Pick-up plant transplants from the Forsyth County Ag Center at 1450 Fairchild Road Winston-Salem, NC 27105
  • June 12 Take the Post-Test and complete the program evaluation

We will provide the seeds, plants, some potting soil, hand-outs for each lesson, and optional videos for each lesson.

You will need to provide some soil from outdoors (not store-bought), some recyclables like soda bottles, clear plastic clamshell (take out containers), rulers, scissors, water, and an outdoor place to plant vegetables.

Lesson Topics Include:

  • Super Seeds
  • Starting Your Garden
  • Planting Your Garden
  • Caring for the Garden
  • Splendid Soil
  • Beneficial Bugs
  • Plant Problems
  • Food Safety
  • Salad Celebration

Register via Eventbrite

Questions? Need more information? Email, April Bowman, Extension Agent, Livestock, Forages, and 4-H Youth Development at awbowman@ncsu.edu or call 336-703-2855.

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April Bowman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionApril BowmanExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock, Forages and 4-H Youth Development Call April E-mail April N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center
Posted on Mar 24, 2021
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