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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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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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River Bend Community Organic Garden - February Workshop

Hurricane Florence drowned my vegetable garden. What can I do to make it better?

Bring your concerns and questions to the River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center’s fifth annual Roundtable for Gardeners on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. This year our experts will each try to help you get your garden on track to grow healthy herbs and vegetables following last …

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River Bend Community Organic Garden

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, October 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at River Bend Town Hall. Five simple questions: where, why, what, when, how. The details of the answers …

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National Pollinator Week

Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Free Events at Tryon Palace

Join Tryon Palace in celebrating National Pollinator Week, June 18-24. Throughout the week, learn about how to help pollinators thrive at free pollinator-themed events at Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. Meet the bees in the observation hive at the North Carolina History Center, learn about pollinators at tours, lectures, and movies throughout …

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River Bend Community Organic Garden Workshop

River Bend Community Organic Garden Tomato Workshop

Garden Resolution: This is the year my tomatoes will survive and look beautiful. I mean it. This is the year. Or else. The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center presents their 25th free workshop, Growing tomatoes successfully in eastern North Carolina on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. If you have tried without success …

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Edible Landscape Gardening

Edible Landscape Gardening Workshop

The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center announces its free January workshop, Edible Landscape Gardening. The presenter, Carteret County Extension Director, Shawn Banks, holds a degree in Horticulture from NC State.  A passion his career has allowed him to pursue, Shawn describes his immersion in gardening, which includes vegetables, berries and fruit trees, …

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Microgreens Workshop

Free Fall Workshop on Microgreens

River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center announces a free fall workshop, Microgreens – Good to Eat, Easy to Grow, on Tuesday, November 14th at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. Microgreens, second only to sprouts, are the quickest food crop urban gardeners can grow! These tasty, nutrient packed “fast food” mini versions …

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Roundtable for Gardeners

What’s wrong with those tomatoes?

Now is the time to start thinking about your spring garden. Bring your gardening concerns and questions to the River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center’s presentation of the third annual Roundtable for Gardeners on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. To kick off this year’s forum our three returning local …

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Gourds Workshop

Gourds and Other Unusual Squash

The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center is pleased to offer a free workshop, Gourds and Other Unusual Squash, rescheduled from October 11th. Led by Craven County Master Gardener Jane Snider and NSCU Cooperative Extension Director for Craven County Dr. Tom Glasgow, attendees will learn about growing and using gourds and different varieties of squash and pumpkins. Jane is a …

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