2022 Extension Gardener Series

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Thursdays, September 22 – November 17, 2022  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

OP. Owens Agriculture Center 455 Caton Road, Lumberton

Interested in gardening? Learn about sustainable, science-based gardening practices from North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

The Extension Gardener Series includes lectures and hands-on classes for home and community gardeners on how to grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, trees, shrubs, and more. Using the latest research in applied horticulture sciences from NC State University and other land grant institutions, participants will learn how to grow food sustainably and how to incorporate native plants into their landscape to support beneficial insects, birds, and other wildlife. Extension Gardener classes are also a part of the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program.

The series emphasizes environmentally-friendly practices including improving soil health, reducing use of fertilizers and pesticides, protecting water quality, increasing landscape biodiversity, and others. Please see attached for class schedule.

Classes are taught by Mack Johnson, Extension Horticultural Agent, with support from the Robeson County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGV). The Robeson County EMGV’s are passionate gardeners from diverse backgrounds who have been trained by N.C. Cooperative Extension to help Robeson County residents with their gardening challenges.

You must attend at least five of the Extension Gardener Series classes to be eligible for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteersm training held in the spring of 2023. The spring Extension Master Gardener Volunteersm training will be held at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Scotland County Center, located at 231 E Cronly Street, Suite 800, in Laurinburg, in conjunction with Hoke and Scotland Counties. Please register for the classes you wish to attend on the 2022 Extension Gardener Series Registration form.

For more information about the EMGV program in Robeson County or to learn how to become a Master Gardener, contact Mack Johnson at 910-671-3276 or mack_johnson@ncsu.edu.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made 10 business days prior to the event to Mack Johnson at 910-671-3276.

 2022 Extension Gardener Series. Thursdays, September 22 – November 17, 2022. 10 a.m. – 12 noon. O.P. Owens Agriculture Center. 455 Caton Road, Lumberton.

2022 Extension Gardener Series Schedule.

Easy-to-Grow Fruits and Berries, September 22, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Growing Herbs, September 29, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Sustainable Vegetable Gardening, October 6, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Organic Pest Management, October 13, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Living Landscapes with Perennials, November 3, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Living Landscapes Trees and Shrubs, November 10, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Sustainable Lawns and Lawn Alternatives, November 17, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Mack Johnson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMack Johnson, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Call Mack Email Mack N.C. Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center
Posted on Aug 18, 2022
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