Educational Opportunities, week of August 11, 2014

Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show  – Broadcasts Tuesdays at 2:00 pm on WCOM 103.5  Can be heard live or replayed any time at
August 12 – Now is the time to start thinking about saving seeds for next season.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, is back and in the mood to build something.  Our host, Harold Johnson, will explore gardening from the ground up with Dr. Nicolette Cagle, soil ecologist from Duke University.

Cover Crops and Crop Rotation

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 10:00am – 11:00am 

Where: Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC

Cover crops help improve the soil & prevent weds fro establishing in between crops. Cover crops solar charge & improve your soil. Need to give your soil a rest for the season, plant a cover crop & reap the benefits. Class is free/registration is required. 919-560-0525

Seed Harvesting and Saving Workshop

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014 3:00pm – 5:00pm 

Where: Durham County Public Library, South Regional Branch, 4505 South Alston Ave., Durham, NC

Come learn how to save & store seeds from this year’s produce for next year’s garden. Hands-on demosnstration. Presented by Sara Smith, Durham County Extension Master Gardener. Class is free. Registration is required 919-560-7410