“The Garden Life” Series

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Our area received a brief taste of spring a few weeks ago and that had many folks thinking about gardening season. At Cooperative Extension in Lee County, we always anticipate with excitement early spring, as our gardening questions and calls begin to increase each day. This spring we are kicking off an exciting new series that is sure to engage the novice gardener as well as our more seasoned “green thumbers”. Join us for The Garden Life series and learn how to create, care for and enjoy a beautiful, bountiful and life-enriching garden this spring. The Garden Life series offers 10 classes through North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County.

Developed using research-based information from the state’s two land grant universities, NC State University and N.C. A & T State University, these classes are designed for anyone wishing to learn more about environmentally sustainable, science-based gardening. Topics that will be covered include: building healthy soils, growing vegetables, berries and fruits, tomato grafting, culinary herbs & wild flowers, edible landscapes, as well as a number of other enjoyable and educational classes.

Both beginning and experienced gardeners can benefit from these courses by gaining the skills and knowledge needed to create and maintain a healthy, resilient yard and landscape. Classes will be taught by Minda Daughtry, Horticulture Agent with North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County, and will be held at various sites around Lee County.

Please visit our Garden Life Series page on the Lee County Center site to view the class schedule and register. Class sizes are limited so register today!

Bill Stone is County Extension Director for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County.