Monday, February 1, 2016

February Calendar of Triangle Gardening Programs

"Grow Native Wildflowers in Your Garden" Durham County Extension Gardener Series
will be held Thursday, Feb. 18, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens
420 Anderson St., Durham, NC. 
Please call 919-668-1707 to register.

I Need a Plan: Garden Fundamentals - Create a Bird-Friendly Garden
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 6:30-9 p.m.
Course meets for 2 sessions

Keeping That Tree Alive and Thriving!
Thursday, Feb. 4, 6:30-8 p.m.
Mushroom Logs
Saturday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. - noon, and 1-3 p.m.

Basic Botany and Plant Growth
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 6-9 p.m.
Course meets for 4 sessions

I Need a Plan: Create a Colorful Mixed Border
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 6:30-9 p.m.
Course meets for 2 sessions

Landscape Plants for North Carolina Gardens: Winter
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 3-5:30 p.m.
Course meets for 3 sessions

Wayfaring Insects: Invasive Pests in Our Back Yards
Friday, Feb. 26, 6:30-8p.m.
JC Raulston Arboretum
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC.

Introduction to Insect Identification: The Good, the Bad, and the Buggy
John Meyer, Ph.D., Retiring Professor, Department of Entomology, NC State University
Mondays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2016 – 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Plantsmen's Tour:  "40th Anniversary Tour—Winter Flowers"
Tim Alderton, Research Technician
Tuesday, Feb 2, 1 p.m.

Garden Soils Class:  "If You Build It, They Will Come: Understanding and Improving Garden Soils"
Saturday,  Feb. 6, 8:30 a.m.
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
The Ins and Outs of Home Landscaping: How to Choose, Use, and Care for Plants in the Home Garden   
Wednesdays, Feb. 10, 17, and 24 and March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Thursday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m.
"Good Berry, Bad Berry: Finding and Identifying the Most Common Wild Berries of North America"
Helen Yoest, Gardening With Confidence
North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
"Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and Texas Wildflowers"
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m.
Damon Waitt, Director, NC Botanical Garden
Winter Symposium:  "On the Edge and in the Box: Gardening in Unusual Spaces"
Saturday, Feb. 20, 8 a.m.
Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers:
"Vermicompost for Healthier Plants"
Monday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.
Rhonda Sherman, Wake County Extension Master Gardener
Sponsored by the Department of Horticultural Science, Stewart Design, and the JC Raulston Arboretum

North Carolina Botanical Gardens 
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC.

Darwin Day LUNCHBOX Talk with Allen Hurlbert
Friday, Feb. 12, noon - 2 p.m.

Love is for the Birds - FAMILY WORKSHOP
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.
For ages 6-12 with accompanying adult.

Get Ready for Spring: A Vegetable Gardening Workshop

Claire Lorch, CCCG Garden Educator; Greta Lee, Certified Permaculture InstructorThis event is full. Now accepting wait list registrations.Sunday, Feb. 21, 1:30-3 p.m.

Durham County Cooperative Extension

Durham Garden Forum: Edible Plants and Permaculture Techniques
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, 6:30-8 p.m.

Grow Native Wildflowers in Your Garden: Durham County Extension Gardener Series Thursday, Feb. 18, 6:30-8 p.m.

Briggs Ave. Community Garden - Seed-Starting Workshop 
Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. - noon
Aisha Sanders, Durham Co. Master Gardener, Call 919-560-528 to register.

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