Duke Gardens Hosts “Ask a Master Gardener”

Ornamental Gardening Questions
Twice a month on a Tuesday, from April through October 2018, Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will be on site at Sarah P. Duke Gardens to answer your plant and gardening questions.

Weather-permitting, you’ll find one or two master gardeners at a table outside the Stone Cottage in the Historic Terrace Gardens on the following dates:  April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, June 13 and 27, July 11 and 25, August 8 and 22, Sept. 12 and 26, Oct. 10 and 24.

Edible Gardening Questions
On alternate Tuesdays and Saturdays from April through October, Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be on site at Sarah P. Duke Gardens to answer your gardening questions.

Weather-permitting, you’ll find one or two master gardeners at a table near the tobacco barn in the Brody Discovery Garden on these dates:

Apr. 3,14,17,28
May 12,15,26, 29
June 9,12,23, 26
July 7,10,21, 24
Aug 4,7,18, 21
Sept 1,4,15, 18
Oct 6,9,23, 27

The Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden features organic vegetable beds, an orchard, fruiting shrubs and vines, a reconstructed tobacco barn, a rain garden, a chicken coop, cold frames for winter planting, compost bins, outdoor classroom space and two cisterns that can hold more than 7,000 gallons of rainwater.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens is located at 420 Anderson Street in Durham. Admission is free, but there is a fee for parking before 5 p.m. on weekdays and between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on weekends. The parking fee is $1 per half hour.

 

 

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