Join Us for the 2022 Piedmont Spring Gardening Series

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The Piedmont Spring Gardening Series is returning this year! Please join us to learn the essentials of starting and maintaining a successful garden in Central North Carolina. This year, the series will be hosted by Horticulture Agents Annie Mills and Leslie Rose of Randolph and Forsyth Counties.

Flower garden

Topics in this series will give you a strong knowledge of gardening basics to help you grow your best home garden. You may register for each class individually, so you can attend one or all the classes. These classes offer a preview of topics that are generally covered in more depth during Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer training. These courses are intended for adult learners and will be offered over Zoom.

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This year, classes in the Piedmont Spring Gardening Series will be offered on Tuesdays at 2 p.m.. Each presentation will last an hour, followed by a 15 to 30 minutes question and answer session with the presenter. The classes will feature presentations from Extension Horticulture Agents working in the Piedmont region. Registration for each program is required on Eventbrite. Use the links below to access each event and register.

February 22: Plant & Grow a Healthy Garden

This class will cover planting and maintenance tasks throughout the season, including everything from planting and watering to weeding, dividing, and pruning. Leslie Rose, Horticulture Agent in Forsyth County, will present this session. Register on Eventbrite.

March 1: Healthy Soils

Managing healthy soil is the key to a productive garden. Learn how to analyze your garden soil and foster healthy soil. Celine Richard, Horticulture Agent in Forsyth County, will present this program. Register on Eventbrite.

March 8: Lawns in Central NC

Keeping your lawn healthy and thriving through the seasons requires regular maintenance. Join us to review the steps to establishing and maintaining your turf. Leslie Rose, Horticulture Agent in Forsyth County, will present this session. Register on Eventbrite.

No class on March 15

March 22: Growing Vegetables

Your home vegetable garden can produce delicious food. This class will include tips and tasks for ensuring that your vegetables thrive. Annie Mills, Horticulture Agent in Randolph County, will present this program. Register on Eventbrite.

March 29: Growing Fruit

You can grow small fruits and tree fruits at home. Learn what varieties to select and how to keep them healthy. Sam Boring, Horticulture Agent in Davidson County, will present this session. Register on Eventbrite.

April 5: Gardening for Pollinators

Your garden can support a wide variety of pollinators. Get tips for growing a garden that will keep these visitors happy in your yard. Debbie Roos, Agriculture Agent in Chatham County, will present this class. Register on Eventbrite.

Questions about the Piedmont Spring Garden Series? Contact Annie Mills (akmills@ncsu.edu, 336-318-6000) or Leslie Rose (leslie_rose@ncsu.edu, 336-703-2850).

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Leslie Rose, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLeslie RoseExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Leslie Email Leslie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center
Updated on Feb 4, 2022
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