2019 Gardening in Wayne County Monthly Workshop Series

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N.C. Cooperative Extension of Wayne County is excited to repeat a popular gardening workshop series in 2019 called Gardening in Wayne County. This workshop series is designed to help beginner and advance home gardeners learn the basics of gardening and landscaping. A different gardening topic will be covered each month. You can attend all the workshops or just ones you are most interested in. The workshop provides information to not only answer common garden questions but to also provide recommendations for one’s garden to successfully grow.

January 23, 2019, will be the first workshop on Gardening Basics. This workshop will help you learn more about what you need to know before you plant. All workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Below is the entire 2019 workshop schedule:

  • January 23 – Gardening Basics: What to Know Before you Plant
  • February 13 – Pruning in the Garden
  • March 13 – Growing Fruits & Pecans
  • April 10 – Growing Vegetables & Herbs
  • May 15 – Lawn Care Basics
  • June 12 – Growing Flowers: Perennials & Annuals
  • August 14 – Plant Propagation Basics
  • September 4 – Pest Management in the Garden
  • October 9 – Woody Ornamentals: Trees & Shrubs
  • November 13 – Growing Healthy Soils: Soil Testing & Fertilizers

Workshops will be held at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Wayne County office at The Maxwell Center at 3114B Wayne Memorial Drive in Goldsboro. The cost per workshop is $5. Pre-registration is not required. Arrive a few minutes early to pay before the start of the workshop. For more information contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Wayne County office at 919-731-1520 or email at Jessica.Strickland@waynegov.com.