In-Person Arboretum Classes in July and August 2021

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We are excited to announce that we will continue our Adult Education series at the Arboretum and Gardens at Tanglewood Park. During July and August 2021, we will return to in-person classes. Please read on for details, as some of them have changed.

In-person programs with limited capacity will be held at Walnut Hall at Tanglewood Park: 4061 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC 27012. Registration will not be taken on the day of the progarm and we will not allow walk-ins to attend. Registration opens 2 weeks prior to each program date on our Eventbrite page. All registrants are asked to follow current COVID-19 policies at the time of each class.

The dates and topics are as follows:

July 21 – Growing Pains: The Trouble with Invasive Plants

Presenter: Sheilah Lombardo, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer of Forsyth County

Invasive, non-native plants have changed landscapes and threatened native species around the globe. In this program, you will learn more about the issue, including the characteristics shared by invasive plants and specific ways that you, as a gardener, can help combat their continued spread.

August 4 – The Art and Science of Successful Watering

Presenters: Brad Goodrum and Bill Deck, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Forsyth County

Water is a crucial part of establishing and maintaining healthy plants in any landscape. This presentation will cover the science behind watering your plants, as well as a variety of irrigation principles and practices.

This series is made possible through the assistance of Extension Master Gardener volunteers of Forsyth County.

For more information, view the flyer.

July and August 2021 Adult Education flyer

For questions about these classes, contact Leslie Rose, Extension Agent, at 336-703-2850 or leslie_rose@ncsu.edu.