Learn With Us, week of June 1

Shade Gardening

Saturday, June 1⋅10:00 – 11:00am For Garden’s Sake 9197 NC-751, Durham, NC 27713

Description: Successful SHADE GARDENING is a necessary concern to many in our area who haven’t access to “all sun – all the time”. Topics addressed will be varieties of flowers, shrubs, vegetables and grasses that do well in shady areas to include their propagation and nutrient requirements. The essentials of soil and water as well as the unique concerns of shade-driven diseases and pests will also be covered. Free/Registration required To register, email ann@fgsnursery.com or call 919-484-9759

Painless Perennials – Durham Garden Center

Saturday, June 8⋅10:00 – 11:00am Durham Garden Center 4536 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Description: PAINLESS PERENNIALS will address seasonal selections of reliable plants to keep your garden colorful from Spring through Fall and into next year. Topics will cover deer resistant plants for both your sunny or shady garden as well as attracting pollinators. Soils, sun and water requirements, in-ground and container varieties and basic pruning and propagation are also on the agenda. Free/Registration required Contact: 919-384-7526 or http://www.durhamgardencenternc.com Sign up at the store, online or by phone. Include the seminar title and full name(s) of persons attending

Learn With Us, week of May 26

Jun 01, 2019 – Shade Gardening – For Garden’s Sake Nursery – 10-11 am  9197 NC-751, Durham

Successful SHADE GARDENING is a necessary concern to many in our area who haven’t access to “all sun – all the time”. Topics addressed will be varieties of flowers, shrubs, vegetables and grasses that do well in shady areas to include their propagation and nutrient requirements. The essentials of soil and water as well as the unique concerns of shade-driven diseases and pests will also be covered.
Free/Registration required
To register, email ann@fgsnursery.com or call 919-484-9759

Learn With Us, week of May 12

Herbs – For Garden’s Sake Nursery
Saturday, May 1810:00 – 11:00am
9197 NC-751, Durham
Description: This talk will cover common and interesting herbs that can be grown in our area. Successful herb gardening utilizing both indoor and outdoor techniques will be addressed as well as treatment of pests and diseases that may be encountered. Also mentioned will be harvesting, preservation and perhaps an interesting recipe use or two.

Free/Registration required. To register, email ann@fgsnursery.com or call 919-484-9759

Learn With Us, week of April 28

Straw Bale Gardening
Sunday, April 28⋅3:00 – 4:00pm
Durham County Library – South Regional Library
4505 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713, USA
Growing a successful vegetable garden is challenging enough if you have terrific soil in which to plant, but with poor soils it can be virtually impossible. Straw Bale Gardening allows anyone, even those with the worst soil conditions, to grow a terrific garden that is productive and much less labor intensive.

Classes are free. Registration at the SRL 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.
Pollinators 
Saturday, May 4⋅10:00 – 11:00am
For Garden’s Sake
9197 NC-751, Durham, NC 27713, USA

This POLLINATORS talk will offer information, advice and suggestions about the plants and critters that benefit our flower and vegetable gardens and our yards. Also reviewed will be some of the common pests and the diseases that can be prevented by propagating proper pollinator practices. (Say THAT three times quickly.)
Free/Registration required
To register, email ann@fgsnursery.com or call 919-484-9759

Learn With Us, week of April 14

Is It Warm in Here? New Approaches to Gardening in a Changing Climate – Durham Garden Forum
Tuesday, April 16 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM in the Doris Duke Center, Sarah P. Duke Gardens. There is no charge for parking.
Our topic this month “Is It Warm In Here? New Approaches to Gardening in a Changing Climate” will be presented by Bryce Lane, NC State Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus. Is Global Warming Real? Are we poised to take advantage of this phenomenon as horticulturists? We will talk about the effects of changing climate on horticulture, and identify new practices and approaches to consider using in the future.
Annual membership fee remains $25.00 per person. Program entrance fee for non members remains $10.00. Students will be admitted free of charge with a valid student ID.

TOMATOES 
Saturday, April 20⋅10:00 – 11:00am
For Garden’s Sake
9197 NC-751, Durham, NC 27713, USA

TOMATOES are the number one planting choice for home vegetable gardeners. Learn more about the care and feeding of these popular fruits (yes, they are). The presenter will review some of the many varieties available (including heirloom and hybrids); pests and diseases; soil, sun and water requirements; companion plants and some good references for gardening in general and tomatoes in particular.

Free/Registration required
To register, email ann@fgsnursery.com or call 919-484-9759