Learn With Us, week of June 7

Painless Perennials – Extension Garden Seminars
Sunday, Jun 7, 2015 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Durham Public Library, South Regional Library, 4502 South Alston Avenue
Seasonal selections of reliable plants to keep your garden colorful from spring to fall. Deer resistant varieties for both your sunny and shady garden.
Presented by Cathy Lambe and Ann Barnes, Durham County Extension Master Gardeners. Free/Registration required.
Contact: Cathy Starkweather, cstarkweather@dconc.gov 919-560-7410
June 9: There’s Gold in Your Kitchen Scraps – Getting Dirty Radio Show
Many of us live with small yards or have HOA restrictions which prevent us from having a compost pile.  Lise Jenkins discovers some options for managing scraps and creating valuable soil amendments. Broadcast at 2PM on Tuesdays on WCOM 103.5 FM,  at 8AM on Saturdays on WDFC 101.7 or anytime at http://gettingdirtyradioshow.org/

Drip Irrigation Systems for Container & Raised Bed Gardens
Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street

Tired of hand watering your containers and beds all summer long? Join us for a hands on presentation and learn to assemble a simple automated and water_ efficient drip irrigation system for your home garden. You will walk away confident enough to do it yourself!
Free/Registration required. Contact: 919-668-1707