Sustainable Gardening Workshop Series

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Image of raised bed vegetable gardenHome and community gardeners in Yancey and surrounding counties are invited to attend a series of free educational programs on the second Saturday of the month from 1–2 p.m. starting April 10, 2021. The first workshop in the Sustainable Gardening series will be Vegetable Gardening 101: Planning for a Summer Garden. Most workshops will be taught by Sara Runkel, Agriculture Agent for N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center. A full schedule for the series includes:

April 10: Vegetable Gardening 101: Planning for a Summer Garden

For more information and to register: https://go.ncsu.edu/4nbdfeq

May 8: Growing Great Tomatoes

For more information and to register:

https://go.ncsu.edu/ewv2wjr

June 12: Managing Weeds in the Garden

For more information and to register:

https://go.ncsu.edu/vrguodd

July 10: Pollinator Gardens – in person at the Library in Burnsville.

Pre-registration required: https://go.ncsu.edu/ozgt14w

August 14: Planning your Fall Vegetable Garden

September 11: Soil Testing for Productive Gardens and Landscapes

Pre-registration required (class is online via Zoom): https://go.ncsu.edu/9itefhv

October 9: Fall Garden Maintenance (perennial garden focus)

November 13: Happy House Plants

Pre-registration at least one day before each workshop is required. Register by calling 828-682-6186 or by following the links provided.

For more information about the Sustainable Gardening Series please call Sara Runkel, Agriculture Agent with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center at 828-682-1873 or email sara_runkel@ncsu.edu.