Friday, December 21, 2012

News from the Extension Office - classes

by Gene Carlone: Continuing Education

All Durham Garden Forum meetings are eligible for continuing
education credit. Individual sessions cost $10.00; membership
(May-April) costs $25.00. All sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. at the
Doris Duke Center at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, ending
promptly at 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013: “Art in the Residential Garden,” with Jesse Turner, landscape architect;
Tuesday, February 19, 2013: “Perennials in the Garden,” with Pat Lindsay, former asst. professor of
landscape design, NCSU;
Tuesday, March 19, 2013: “Cut Flowers in the Home Garden,” with Dr. John Dole, professor of horticulture science, NCSU;
Tuesday, April 16, 2013: “Ground Covers,” with Doug Chapman of Plantworks.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens
All EMGVs pay the “Friend” (as opposed to the “General
Public”) rate for classes. Extension gardener seminars are free
but registration is required. To register for classes and seminars
please call Sara Smith at (919) 668-5309. Please note: There is a
complete list of approved courses on the intranet.
Sunday, January 13, 2013: “Introduction to Home Orchard Production”;
Sunday, February 17, 2013: “Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Durham County.”

These free presentations are on Sundays from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at 4505 South Alston Avenue, Durham. To register, please call (919) 560-7409.
Sunday, February 3, 2013: “Home Composting”;
Sunday, March 3, 2012: “Backyard Chickens—Eggs Over Easy”;
Sunday, April 28, 2013: “Container Gardening with Herbs.”

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