Home Gardening Workshop

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The Extension Master Gardeners of Currituck and Dare Counties will be conducting a Home Gardening Workshop providing information to people interested in or already participating in home gardening, weekend gardening, or community gardening. The workshop will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center located at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917.

The workshop will consist of six speakers including Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers, Extension Agents, and local garden experts covering a variety of topics including building a greenhouse on a budget, vermiculture/composting, growing pollination gardens, garden design, and vegetable gardening. All materials are included and lunch will be provided. The workshop is free to the public, but registration is required. Please register online at go.ncsu.edu/homegardening.

For more information about the Home Garden Workshop, please contact Joe Newsom of Dare County Extension Master Gardeners at joenewsom@charter.net or 252-261-8580 or Sarah Watts of Currituck County Cooperative Extension at sewatts@ncsu.edu or 252-232-2262.