Thursday, January 26, 2012


Rick Fisher’s Photography was able to donate $24,000 to charity this past year. His goal is to make $30,000 to donate to charity. Rick is also teaching a course in digital photography at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens and will be leading a 3-day trip to view wildflowers and waterfalls along the Blue Ridge Parkway for the Sarah P. Duke Gardens in May.
Leanna Murphy Dono and Marsha Booker-Hibbs are serving on the steering committee of South Durham Green Neighbors. Leanna is one of the co-founders and is currently serving as chair. South Durham Green Neighbors (SDGN) is an all-volunteer community group to inspire individuals in south Durham County to take responsibility for the Earth via small group dialogue and discussion
groups. For more information please contact either Leanna or Marsha or go to

Extension Gardener Seminars at Sarah P. Duke Gardens
These seminars are free but pre-registration is necessary.
Please call Sara Smith at (919) 668-5309 to register.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00-4:00 PM: “Native Plants in Our Gardens,” Michelle Wallace, Durham County Extension Horticultural Agent.

Sunday, March 18, 2:00-4:00 PM: “Container Gardening.”
Extension Gardener Seminars at South Regional Library, 4505 South Alston Ave, Durham, free to register call (919) 560-7409

Sunday, February 19, 2012: 2:30-3:30 PM. “Durham Gardening 101- Getting Ready to Grow!” Sustainable Garden Workshop at Durham Center for NC Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St.,
($25 fee, includes lunch and materials) to register call (919) 560-0525 or e-mail

Monday, February 27, 2012: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Soil management, smart watering, rain garden, vegetable gardening, critter management.
Plants, Pests and Pathogens
These sessions are eligible for Continuing Education Credit. See: for more information.
• Tuesday, February 28, 2012
• Tuesday, April 24, 2012
• Tuesday, June 26, 2012
• Tuesday, August 28, 2012
• Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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