Learn With Us, Week of August 19

Cool/Cold Season Vegetables
Saturday, August 25, 10:00am – 11:00pm
Durham Garden Center
4536 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705
Description:A remarkable variety of tasty vegetables (including root crops and greens) can be happy and healthy when the temperature drops and your tomatoes and squash are all but memories. It’s also the time to plant crops that will rejuvenate your soil over Winter as well as those that can be harvested early next summer. We will also be offering tips on what to do with your garden when it is too cold to get out there.

Call to Register: 919.384.7526

Educational Opportunities, Week of Oct. 13

Tuesday, October 14: Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners Radio Show  – Broadcasts Tuesdays at 2:00 pm on WCOM FM 103.5  It can be heard live or replayed any time at http://gettingdirtyradioshow.org

Saturday, October 18th, 10-11 a.m.  — Extending the growing season — presentation by Michelle Wallace,Consumer Horticulture Agent.  Life gets busy and all of us could use more time to garden.  Season extension methods can give gardeners a little extra time to grow things.  These methods help plants survive a killing frost in the fall.  They also give gardeners the ability to start their cool season vegetables in the spring earlier so you can begin harvesting produce sooner.  Come learn how easy it is to get more from your garden through Season Extension. Held at Briggs Ave. Community Garden.   Requires Registration.  Call 919-560-0525