Educational Opportunities, Week of 9/8/14

Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show 
September 9, 2:00 pm on WCOM 103.5. This week: Planting Trees and Botanical Gardens —History and Future – Our host, Harold Johnson brings us up to date.  The Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, wants to plant trees.  Harold Johnson interviews Ken Moore, 32-year veteran of the NC Botanical Garden. Can be heard live every Tuesday or replayed any time at
Information Session for 2015 Durham County Master Gardener Training
Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 10:00am – 11:00am
Where: Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC

Have you considered becoming a Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer? Attendance at one of the information sessions is a requirement to apply for the training program. Free/ Registration is required. 919-560-0525

Canker Worm Workshop
Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 7:00pm – 8:30pm 
Where: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC
Canker worms are becoming a growing problem in Durham. They are those nuisance inch worms that appear in the spring and defoliate the trees. To combat this problem there will be a series of workshops to demonstrate how and when to wrap a barrier around you tree to get the biggest impact, learn when and how to glue, and when to remove the barrier so that you don’t girdle the trees.
Class is free / registration is required. Contact 919-668-1707

Cool Season Vegetables
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Durham County Public Library, South Regional branch, 4505 South Alston Ave., Durham, NC
Yes, we can grow roots and shoots in the cool season here in Durham County. Learn how grow veggies in the late fall & early spring. Learn how to plan your garden & manage plants for maximum productivity. Presented by Faye McNaull & Lynne Nelson. Class is free, registration is required 919-560-7410