Learn With Us, week of April 1

Thursday, April 5: Rain Gardens
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
420 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Description:Presentation by Georganne Sebastian and Darcey Martin, Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers

Most of our home properties are designed to shed water rapidly. Rather than see that precious liquid move downstream, plan for a rain garden and help retain water for your own landscape. Georganne and Darcey will give you the basic information and resources available to plan your own rain garden.
Free. Registration required. Call (919) 668-1707 or email: gardenseducation@duke.edu

Saturday, April 7 – Plant Sale
8:00am – 12:00pm
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
420 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Description:The Spring Plant Sale provides a special opportunity to acquire unique plants grown at Duke Gardens, by Master Gardener Volunteers, and quality grown plants from local nurseries. Master Gardener volunteers will provide farmers market style information table to sale attendees

Apr 07, 2018 – For Garden’s Sake – Tomatoes 
10am – 12 pm, 9197 NC-751, Durham, NC 27713
Tomatoes are the number one planting choice for home vegetable gardeners. Learn more about the care and feeding of these popular fruits. Durham County Master Gardener Doug Roach will review some of the best varietal choices available in our area including heirlooms and hybrids as well as offer some recommendations for soil preparation, plant supports, fertilizing and pest control.