What’s Bugging You? Workshop Series

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Join us for summer workshops focused on pest management in the garden. All workshops will be taught by Extension Horticulture Agent Leslie Rose.

Registration is required as space is limited. Registration for each class opens 2 weeks before the class date. Visit our Eventbrite page to register. Call 336-703-2850 for assistance.

Classes in the “What’s Bugging You?” Workshop series are:

Good Bugs, Bad Bugs: Managing Mosquitoes & Beneficial Garden Insects

Join us to learn how to support beneficial insects in your garden while also keeping mosquitoes under control. This workshop will include helpful information for backyard gardeners to work towards a balance between minimizing mosquitoes while supporting pollinators.

Rescheduled due to rain – new date: Tuesday, August 9 ⬩ 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Miracle Grounds Farm at Crossnore, 1001 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27104

Register on Eventbrite for Good Bugs, Bad Bugs.

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Suit Yourself: PPE in the Home Garden

Meet CJ Safety, our safety mascot, as we discuss safety measures for the home garden. We will cover personal protective equipment (PPE) for a variety of tasks, including using equipment and applying pesticides.

CANCELLED (please join us August 18) Tuesday, August 2 ⬩ 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County’s Housing Education Center, 1023 W. 14th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27105


Thursday, August 18 ⬩ 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Register on Eventbrite for the August 18 Suit Yourself class.

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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 ksgressl@ncsu.edu.