Successful Gardening in Tough Soil

— courtesy Vance/Warren Cooperative Extension

–by Paul McKenzie

Would you like to learn the best methods for successful gardening in tough soil? Join the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Vance and Warren Counties on Saturday, October 21, 10 a.m. to noon at the Warren County Armory Civic Center to learn the secrets to gardening success. Topics include learning to build a compost bin using yard scraps, utilizing worms for composting, and what can be planted in the fall in the improved garden. Registration is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Payment, with check payable to Gardeners of Kerr Lake, can be mailed to Warren Symposium, ATTN: Eileen Novak, 158 Rafters Lane, Warrenton, NC, 27589. For more information, e-mail [email protected] or call NC Cooperative Extension in Warren County at 252-257-3640.

(You can hear Paul McKenzie each Tuesday afternoon at 4:35 on WIZS 1450 AM and on the Home and Garden Show.  McKenize is also heard periodically through the week on WIZS at 2:05 p.m. on the Cooperative Extension Report.)

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)