Resources from Garden Chat Series: Gardening in Harmony With Nature

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Goldfinch feeding on sunflowerThe Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Vance and Warren Counties hosted a series of FREE online learning opportunities for the gardening public. The series has concluded, but this page contains many of the resources mentioned.

Our presenters/topics included:

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

To cap off the series, a separate final session was held, featuring 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

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 Email Paul N.C. Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center
Updated on May 5, 2021
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