Thursday, May 7, 2015

Learn to garden this summer with Organic Gardening 101

Thursdays, May 28th – June 25th, 5:30 – 7, 2015 at the Agricultural Conference Center, Boone, NC
This series of classes is designed for those who would like to learn how to garden, or switch to organic methods. Taught by Extension agents and invited experts, the class will consist of lecture/discussion time and visits to local gardens on some weeks. Topics include tips on seed starting, soils tests and facts, container gardening, composting, organic vegetable pest and disease management, weed control and more. Cost is $20 for all 5 classes, which includes a reference notebook and pre-dinner snack. Reserve your spot in advance by paying the $20 to NCCES (North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service) at 971 West King St., Boone. 828-264-3061.