This is part 3 of a three-part series:
Bringing Beneficials to the Garden with Native Plants:
Selecting, planting, and sustaining NC native flowers & shrubs
A 2019 Forsyth Extension Gardener Workshop Series
Saturday, June 15, 1-5 pm ⎸Plant Selection, Garden Design, & Site Preparation
Tuesday, July 16, 6-8 pm ⎸Work Session - Bring soil test & draft design!
Saturday, October 12, 1-4 pm ⎸Planting & Maintaining Natives
This workshop series is open to Mentors with Forsyth Community Gardening and members of their gardens. Space is limited and an application is REQUIRED by May 24, 2019. The first ten garden groups to apply and complete all requirements will receive a set of over 20 native plants!
Members of the same garden should apply as a group. Please apply online at: tinyurl.com/FCG-NativePlants2019 or fill out a paper application at N.C. Cooperative Extension (1450 Fairchild Rd). To request Spanish interpretation, please call 336-705-8823 by May 24, 2019.
Come learn to create a paradise for pollinators and other beneficial insects with NC native flowers and shrubs! This three-part series is for community garden groups that want to install native plants or learn how to do so. Classes will walk you through the steps of choosing plants, designing a garden that will bloom through the season, and installing and caring for your plants. Between sessions, participants will obtain soil tests, create a garden design, and prepare a site to plant natives in Fall 2019.
Sessions on June 15 and July 16 will meet at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center (1450 Fairchild Rd). The October 12 class will meet at Simon's Green Acre (1922 S Martin Luther King Jr Dr).