Join an Online Garden Chat: Gardening in Harmony With Nature

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Goldfinch feeding on sunflowerThe Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Vance and Warren Counties are hosting a series of six FREE online learning opportunities for the gardening public. See below for the schedule, registration link, and a list of resources related to each presentation.

The sessions began on February 11, 2021 and meet on alternate Thursdays, 1 to 2 p.m., using the Zoom video conferencing platform (a free tool available for computers, tablets, and smartphones). The schedule is:

  • February 11 – Diversity in the Landscape – Sam Marshall, Horticulture Extension Agent
  • February 25  – Saving Seed – Heather Summer, NC Botanical Garden
  • March 11 – Birds in the Landscape – Christina Harvey, NC Audubon
  • March 25  –  Gardening Resources from N.C. Cooperative Extension
  • April 8  – Rain Gardens – Dr. Helen Kraus, NC State University Horticulture Department
  • April 22  – Resource-Friendly Gardening – Paul McKenzie, Horticulture Extension Agent

BONUS EVENT: To cap off the series, a final session will be held on Saturday, May 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. There is a $10 registration fee for this final session, which will feature three special presenters, including:

  • Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt from NC State on Protecting Pollinators
  • Anabel Renwick from Sarah P. Duke Gardens on Native Landscape Plants
  • Dr. Walt Robinson from NC State on Climate Change Impacts on our Gardens

Please register for these events using the links below:

  • Register for the FREE Thursday afternoon seminars at this Eventbrite page.
  • Register for the May 1 capstone event at this link (coming soon!)

Download a flyer with all the details.

PARTICIPANT RESOURCES (check back, more will be added as series progresses):

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Paul McKenzie, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPaul McKenzieArea Agent, Agriculture Call Paul E-mail Paul N.C. Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center
Updated on Feb 26, 2021
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