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River Bend Community Organic Garden - May Workshop

Five Questions for a Better Garden

Whether your garden is struggling or thriving, you can always do something to improve your space. The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center will present a free workshop, Five Questions for a Better Garden on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. Five simple questions: where, why, what, when, how. The details of the answers …

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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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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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New Bern Garden Club

New Bern Garden Club’s Annual Holiday Arrangement Sale

Saturday, December 15th, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the New Bern Farmers Market The New Bern Garden Club will be holding their Annual Holiday Arrangement Sale. Each unique arrangement is created by our members. All proceeds from our sale are used for the maintenance and upkeep of The Judge William Gaston Law Office which …

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Save the Monarchs

Save the Monarchs!

Two lectures and demonstrations with live caterpillars and Monarch butterflies at ​Pinecone Home and Garden Center    Class #1​ Date: Saturday Sept. 15th at 11:00 a.m. This class you will be able to see the caterpillars, their chrysalis stage and the butterflies themselves. Class #2​ Saturday Sept. 22nd at 11:00 a.m. This is the very exciting class where you participate in …

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Monarch Caterpillar

Save the Monarch Butterflies Lecture and Demonstration

Save the Monarchs! A lecture and demonstration with live caterpillars and Monarch butterflies at Pinecone Home and Garden Center. Date to be announced (we are waiting for the butterflies to show up in our area.) Please leave us your email address and phone number and we will let you know the details. Did you know? The life cycle of the …

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NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener

“Plant Diseases and Herbicides”

Saturday, July 21st, 9:00 am to 11:30 am Prior to our workshop we will conduct our monthly tour of the demonstration gardens from 9:00 am to 10:00 am with Master Gardeners highlighting plants of interest and in bloom. Our monthly plant sale runs from 10:00 am to 10:30 am, featuring plants grown by our Master …

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Trent River Railroad Bridge, New Bern, NC

Latest Events and Things to do in New Bern through May 20th

1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 15th: Behind The Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 15th: 2018 Salute to our Veterans, 6:00 p.m. at the Havelock Events and Tourist Center. Presented by the …

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Latest Events and Things to do in New Bern through May 13th

1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 8th: Behind The Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 8th: “Gentle On My Mind: Historical & Humorous Stories About Coastal Carolina” Featuring Mr. Rodney Kemp, 6:30 p.m. …

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