Second Saturday Gardening Workshops

Second Saturday Gardening Workshops

Written by Paul McKenzie, Agricultural Extension Agent for Vance/Warren Counties

Join the Master Gardeners for a series of gardening workshops at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market. These free or low-cost workshops will help gardeners get the most out of their gardens and landscapes. Pre-registration is required, just call 252-438-8188 or visit All workshops begin at 10 am, and the complete schedule is as follows:

May 13 –HERBS A Go Go – Learn about growing herbs then plant a container of herbs, perfect as a gift for Mother, another special person or yourself. $12 fee.

June 10 – WEEDS – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly – What is that weed growing in the lawn, garden and landscape? Friend? Foe? And what’s the best way to control? Free!

Sept 9 – Creative Ideas for FALL COLORS – Get the inside scoop of adding color to the fall landscape with plants other than mums and pansies. Free!

Oct 14 – BULBS – Plant Now, Enjoy Later – Stagger the bloom time next spring by planting in layers after determining what is a quality bulb. Select bulbs and place in a container to take home. $12 fee.

Paul McKenzie
Agricultural Extension Agent, Vance/Warren Counties
NC Cooperative Extension
305 Young St., Henderson, NC 27536
158 Rafters Ln., Warrenton, NC 27589
252.438.8188 (Vance) 252.257.3640 (Warren)

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