When: Tuesday, July 17th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Where: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Doris Duke Center
Free admission and Free advice
Rain barrels – Mike Runk, cofounder of the local company, Rainwater Solutions. Mike will donate a rain barrel.
Repellants – Marilyn Cox, owner of the local company I Must Garden
Garden Tools- Stone Bros & Byrd of Durham
Vermicomposting/composting- Extension Master Gardeners Lynne Nelson & Sara
Soil-Robin Watson, North Carolina Department of Agriculture Soil Agronomist. Bring your soil test results so Robin can help with interpreting them during the Advice Fair.
EMGV Booth – Staffed by Master Gardener Volunteers of North Carolina
Extension will answer general gardening questions
Niche Gardens – Lauri Lawson will talk about native plants
Bird Baths and Houses – Cynthia Fox, owner of Wild Bird Center in Chapel Hill
Trees – Alex Johnson, Certified Arborist and Urban Forester for the City of Durham
Rain Gardens – Laura Webb-Smith, Storm Water Educator for the City of Durham
Right Plant, Right Place – Jason Holmes, Curator at Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham Garden Center – Barbara will talk about the hottest new plants
Durham Photography Club – The Durham Photography Club meets on the second
Monday of each month at Duke Gardens. Photographers of all levels are welcome
The Gardener’s Advice Fair is sponsored by the Durham Garden Forum, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and NC Cooperative Extension. Don’t miss it!