Thursday, January 28, 2010

Up and Coming activities you might like to know more about

Feb 12-14 Toby Hemenway at Duke

Public Lecture and Workshops
Friday, Feb. 12 – Sunday, Feb. 14
Hemenway is a frequent teacher, consultant and lecturer on permaculture and ecological design throughout the U.S. and other countries. His writing has appeared in magazines such as Natural Home, Whole Earth Review and American Gardener. He is an adjunct professor in the School of Graduate Education at Portland State University, a Scholar-in-Residence at Pacific University, and a biologist consultant for the Biomimicry Guild.

Plant a Row for the Hungry
The JCC Arboretum
will be decidating several rows of spring-fall vegetable crops to fee the hungry. You can help in the endeavor while you learn how to garden! While you volunteer a few hours each season to helping grow seedlings in the greenhouse, transplant and maintain the crops and harvest for the food bank, knowledgeable staff will be giving you the understanding of each of these processes while you gain valuable hands on experience. Call Lin Frye 919-209-2052 for details. This starts after Valentine’s Day or click on

Feb 20 Your Natural Garden
Duke Gardens Spring Gardening Symposium

Bringing Nature Home, A Palette of Native Plants,Lunch, Home Eco-Gardens, Rain Gardens and Design Challenge. Friends $95 Seperate Workshops and Dinner also available. Call Duke Gardens for details

50th Anniversary Southern Spring Home & Garden Show
March 3-7 Charlotte, NC

At the Park (formerly the Charlotte Merchandise Mart)


The Southern Pines Garden Club Tour
April 14th 10 am-5

Advance Tickets $15 information

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