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March 14. Photo by backyardchickens.com/forum.
Saturday, March 14th, 10 -11 a.m.
Presenters: Faye McNaull, Lynne Nelson, Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteers.
Get the jump on starting your vegetable garden with cold hardy plants. Durham County Extension Master Gardener volunteers will describe how to grow vegetables in pots, planters, raised beds or on-the-ground gardens. In addition, you will learn ways to enhance your soil, prevent disease and pests, and the secrets of companion planting.
Keeping Backyard Chickens
Saturday, March 14th, 2 to 4 pm.
Presentation by Lissa Lutz, EMG.Love the taste of fresh eggs and the sound of hens peacefully clucking away in the background? Then it might be time for you to start your own backyard flock. Learn how to build a coop, select and care for chickens, and enjoy the bounty of fresh eggs, all in accordance with Durham County regulations.
Lissa Lutz has been a Durham County Master Gardener Volunteer for 17 years. She shares her back yard with a flock of hens and duck.