Join Us for Forks on Friday Gardening Classes in Spring 2023

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We invite you to join us for our Forks on Friday education series in spring 2023!

Forks on Friday is a series of lunch-and-learn gardening classes held in-person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105. This is where garden forks meet dinner forks!

Bring your lunch to enjoy while learning gardening skills at these classes on Fridays from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m..

Registration for each program will be available 2 weeks prior to the program date on our Eventbrite pageIf you need assistance with registration, call 336-703-2850.

March 3 – Creative Vegetable Gardening

Bill and Rita Deck,  Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Forsyth County

Learn how to use your creative talent and innovative spirit to increase productivity in the vegetable garden and make it a fun place to work.

View “Creative Vegetable Gardening” Eventbrite event.


April 14 – Share the Beauty: Gardening by Division

Leslie Rose, Horticulture Agent & Director of the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park

Over time, perennial plants in the garden can outgrow the space where they are planted and need to be divided. Gain some tips on how to divide perennial plants, as well as how to garden with passalong plants.

View the “Share the Beauty: Gardening by Division” Eventbrite event.

Dividing plants

May 12: Xeric Gardening

Adrienne Roethling, Director of Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

A xeric garden requires plants that thrive in hot, dry habitats. Learn from the experience of gardeners at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden about selecting plants that thrive in this environment and creating an appropriate habitat.

View the Xeric Gardening Eventbrite event.


Download the 2023 Spring Forks on Friday flyer.

2023 spring Forks on Friday flyer photo

For questions about the Forks on Friday series, contact Leslie Rose, Horticulture Agent, at or 336-703-2868.