Extension Master Gardener Volunteers’ Symposium
Getting Down to Basics”
Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m
Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, 222 Young St., Henderson, NC
Optional Workshop : 1:30-3 p.m.
8:30 Registration and coffee
9:15 All About Herbs: John Wrenn, J&B Herb and Plant Farm
10:15 Small Scale Vegetable Gardening: Lin Frye, Granville Gardeners
11:15 The Beauty of Edible Plants in Garden, Design: Julieta Sherk, Asst. Professor, NCSU Dept. of Horticulture
12 noon Lunch and Nurturing Soil and Plants with Vermicompost: keynote speaker Rhonda Sherman, NCSU Extension Specialist in Vermiculture, Solid Waste Management, and Environmental Technology.
1:30-3 p.m. Optional Worm Bin Construction Workshop (extra registration required; fee includes all materials and one pound of worms to “eat your garbage”)
Registration Costs and Notes
Morning session only (includes lunch): $15 on or before March 1; after March 1, $20.
For more information and downloadable registration forms, go to http://go.ncsu.edu/vancegarden or contact NCSU Cooperative Extension, Phone 252-438-8188 (Vance); 252-257-3640 (Warren)
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