This website is accessible to all versions of every browser. However, you are seeing this message because your browser does not support basic Web standards, and does not properly display the site's design details. Please consider upgrading to a more modern browser. (Learn More).

You are here: home > news > agriculture

Spring classes for gardeners

By Al Cooke, Extension Agent - Agriculture
Posted Thursday, February 9, 2006

e-mail E-mail this page   print Printer-friendly page

The Cooperative Extension (your local office of NC State University - the only university in NC with an office in every county) offers the following classes for home gardeners this winter and spring. Classes will be conducted in the downstairs Auditorium of the Agriculture Building, 45 South Street, Pittsboro. These classes are targeted at home gardeners. Commercial producers are welcome but should be aware of the intended audience and focus.

Gardening Classes and Dates:

February 22, Growing Early Vegetables
March 1, Heirloom Vegetables
March 15, Perennials
March 22, Xeriscaping
March 29, Drought Tolerant Plants
April 5, Weed Identification and Management April 19, Landscaping with Native Plants April 25, Attracting Wildlife to your Backyard April 26, Controlling Wildlife in your Backyard May 3, Plant Propagation

In addition to these gardening classes, Extension offers a wide range of classes in other areas:
Southern Pine Beetles (Thursday night, Feb 9)
The Magic of Chocolate
Septic System Maintenance
Commercial Sustainable Food Production

Complete details on these and more are available at

Related info:
Gardener classes
e-mail E-mail this page
print Printer-friendly page
Spring classes for gardeners

Related info:
Gardener classes

Free Classifieds

Got Feedback?
Send a letter to the editor.

Sign up for the Chatham Chatlist.

Promote your brand at

ChathamJournal Web

Subscribe now: RSS news feed, plus FREE headlines for your site