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Gardening for Pollinators

Gardening to Attract Pollinators

When the coronavirus came into the picture and the stay at home order was issued; I decided to give gardening another try. I wanted to attract butterflies, so I started researching what flowers to plant. Knowing butterflies are pollinators and their population is declining, I learned more them than I expected to. When I think …

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Sixth Annual Rountable for Gardeners

Sixth Annual Roundtable for Gardeners

Spring is just around the corner. Do you have a garden plan or are you waiting for inspiration? Are you concerned that last year’s problems will be lurking, ready to attack this year’s plants? Bring your concerns and questions to the River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center’s sixth annual Roundtable for Gardeners on …

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Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace Awarded Wells Fargo Grant for Cultural Arts Programming

The Tryon Palace Foundation is honored to thank Wells Fargo for their generous support of the Tryon Palace 2019/2020 Cultural Arts Series. The $5,000 grant, awarded in May 2019, will enable Tryon Palace to offer low-cost and free performances throughout the 2019 and 2020 programming calendar, with an emphasis on cultural diversity. “I am so grateful to Wells Fargo for …

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NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener

Free Horticultural Workshop presented by Craven Cooperative Extension

Saturday, June 15th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions “Climate And Wind, How it affects You and Your Yard” Presented by Erik Heden – NOAA Rep Demonstration Garden Tour: 9:00 am to 10:00 a.m. Plant Sale: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Presentations: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 …

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NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener

Free Horticultural Workshop presented by Craven Cooperative Extension

Saturday, May 18th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions “Landscaping for Limited Space (Container and Dwarf Plants” presented by Carlton Tyndall, Atlantic Coast Landscape Company. Demonstration Garden Tour: 9:00 am to 10:00 a.m. Plant Sale: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Presentations: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. …

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NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener

Free Horticultural Workshop presented by Craven Cooperative Extension

Saturday, April 20th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions “Success with Vegetables and Herbs” presented by Cropmasters. Demonstration Garden Tour: 9:00 am to 10:00 a.m. Plant Sale: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Presentations: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Workshop Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated …

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Lovay Wallace Singleton

Veterans Corner: Seed starting or “How much ammo do you really need and how to handle it”

As much as you can is usually the response in both instances. So first you have to decide on which seeds you need to grow and one of the main things you should look at is what do you like to eat and what are the most cost-effective seeds that you can plant. Do you …

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Tryon Palace Garden Lecture

“Heirloom Vegetables for ENC & Spring Trade Specials”

Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Our March garden lecture series, Saturday, March 9th, features Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, and Jennifer Knight, community gardener and owner of Knightscapes Enterprises, a design/ build landscape firm, co-hosting “Heirloom Vegetables for ENC & Spring Trade Specials”. This free garden lecture …

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NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener

Free Horticultural Workshop Program presented by Craven Cooperative Extension

Saturday, March 16th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions “Turf (planning and care throughout the year)” presented by Dr. Tom Glasgow and “Weeds & Invasive Insects” presented by Mike Carroll Demonstration Garden Tour: 9:00 am to 10:00 a.m. Presentations: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Workshop Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated …

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Lovay Wallace Singleton

Veterans Corner: Journaling for your garden or your veggie logbook

Your garden journal is the way that you keep track of the events in your garden. The most important step is to make sure that you log consistently. After a while it will become second nature and once you see how helpful it can be in the following year, you won’t start a season without …

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