Successful Gardener Workshops Ready to Start

It’s time for all you gardeners to wake up.  Hibernation is over.  There are gardens to be planned and projects to get started.  Spring will be here before you know it and to make sure you are prepared, Extension has lined up a great slate of workshops to get spring fever in high gear.

The following workshops are FREE to the public and participants may call the Extension office at 439-4460 to register for these classes.

February 13  (Rescheduled for February 20)
Pruning Fruit Trees and Grape Vines – 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 noon at Rock Creek Farm in Connelly Springs.

February 15
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms - 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m. at Muddy Creek Farm in Morganton

February 23
Spring Lawn Care -10:00a.m. -12:00 noon at Ace Hardware in Morganton

March 7
Limited Space Gardening - 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at the Burke County Agricultural Building in Morganton

March 9
Managing the Spring Lawn -10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Belle Farm in Morganton

March 16
Managing the Spring Lawn - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Espey Hardware in Hildebran

March 26
Building a Raised Bed Garden - 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Burke County Agricultural Building in Morganton

April 16
Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs - 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  at the Burke County Agricultural Building in Morganton

April 27
Container Gardening - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Ace Hardware in Morganton

May 11
Managing Pests of the Vegetable Garden - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Belle Farm in Morganton

May 18
The Plant Doctor is In - 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Espey Hardware in Hildebran

June 1
Pests of the Vegetable Garden - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Ace Hardware in Morganton

August 18
Fall Lawn Care -10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Ace Hardware in Morganton

August 24
Fall Lawn Care - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Belle Farm in Morganton

September 12
Designing An All-Season Flower Garden - 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Burke County Agricultural Building in Morganton

Come and join some of the classes that interest you.  If you need more information or directions give our office a call.  Please remember to register so that we know how many participants to expect.

Written By

Donna TeasleyExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (828) 439-4460 Burke County

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

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