Learn With Us, week of November 8

Wildflowers in Your Landscape, Extension Garden Seminar
Sunday, Nov 8, 2015 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Durham County Public Library, South Regional Branch, 4505 South Alston Avenue

Adding wildflowers to your landscape gives your home a sense of place, supports native wildlife, and are quite beautiful! Learn about our North Carolina native wildflowers and leave with ideas for adding plants to your garden. Presented by Nan Len, Durham County Extension Volunteer Master Gardener.
Class is free. Registration required. Contact: 919-560-7410
To Register: durhamcountylibrary.org – Click on ‘Events’ to find the calendar of events. Go to the date of the class and sign up.


Canker Worm Workshop
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Durham county Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham

Canker worms, those creepy green worms that fall from the sky. Want to learn how to get rid of them? Canker worms are destroying our Willow Oaks. Join the band wagon to fight these pests. Find out how at our informational sessions with experts from Duke University, Durham County Cooperative Extension, and the City of Durham. More information and dates: www.TreesAcrossDurham.org


Composting, Extension Gardening Seminar
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham

Presented by Georganne Sebastian & Darcey Martin, Durham county Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Discover the basics of successful composting & vermicomposting. Learn how to transform food scrap, leaves, & other organic materials into a nutrient-rich soil conditioner that will benefit your lawn & gardens.
Class is free. Registration required. Contact: gardenseducation@duke.edu 919-668-1707

11/14 – Getting Dirty Radio Show
Meet the Blue Beech Tree
Carol McPherson introduces us to the perfect tree —the Blue Beech, also know as Musclewood, Ironwood, or Water Beech tree.  Find out if this tree is perfect for you too?
 Listen live on WCOM 103.5 FM (Carrboro) on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM or visit http://gettingdirtyradioshow.org/ to listen to shows you’ve missed.