Learn With Us, week of March 12

Pollinators-a-Plenty: A Look at Hundreds of Pollinators Aiding Food and Flower Production in North Carolina. Sunday, March 12th, 3-4 pm. Durham County Public Library – South Regional Branch 4505 S Alston Ave. Registration is required. Register online at the Durham County Library website durhamcountylibrary.org. Click on “Events” to find the full calendar of events. Go to the date of the class and sign up. You can also call the Information Desk at South Regional Library to register: 919-560-7410.

Presented by Chris Apple, assisted by Tracey-Lee Drummond Lucas, Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteers. Pollinators come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You might be surprised at how many different creatures are pollinating your garden. Chris Apple, Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteer, will introduce you to the many pollinators that visit your garden. Learning about these amazing creatures will encourage you to plan your garden to help them thrive.


Tomatoes and Okra: A Match Made in Gumbo. Saturday, March 18th, 10 am to noon. 

Durham Garden Center 4536 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705. Requires registration. RSVP by either signing up at the store, calling the store at 919-384-7526, or emailing an RSVP to: Managers@DurhamGardenCenterNC.com

Presented by Catherine Urich, Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteer. Master Gardener Catherine Urich is an accomplished gardener, beekeeper and lover of tomatoes. Join us for her presentation on growing Tomatoes and Okra in your apartment, on your patio, or in your garden! Catherine will share her experiences growing up in a farming family and growing everything they ate, in addition to canning or freezing vegetables, and making marinara sauces with her granddaughter in the winter months. Join Catherine at Durham Garden Center to ensure your best yield out of your tomatoes and okra this season!