Spring Bull City Gardener Classes Have Gone to Pots!

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Container gardens

Ready to get growing? Come learn research-based, sustainable gardening practices with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Durham County Center.

Wondering how to get the most out of your container gardens? Looking to up your fruit tree game? Bull City Gardener classes focus on managing gardens sustainably, all while improving soil health and reducing the use of fertilizers and pesticides. We’re especially excited this spring to introduce two classes on container gardening. Class content is developed from the latest research in applied horticultural science from NC State Extension and other land grant institutions.

Sign up below to learn hands-on gardening techniques with us. Classes are taught by Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Durham County and Extension Horticulture Agent Ashley Troth.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES. Two identical sessions are offered for each class.

Please note, Container Gardening classes are $5, all other classes are free. If you need financial assistance, please email Ashley Troth at ashley_troth@ncsu.edu. 

Bull City Gardener Live! Workshops Date (’23) Time
Fruit Tree Pruning Tues, 2/21 10-11 a.m.
Fruit Tree Pruning Sun, 2/26 2-3 p.m.
Container Gardening: Setting up for Success Tues, 3/21 10-11 a.m.
Container Gardening: Setting up for Success Sun, 3/26 2-3 p.m.
Container Gardening: Planting and Design Tues, 4/18 10-11 a.m.
Container Gardening: Planting and Design  Sun, 4/23 2-3 p.m.
Vegetable and Fruit Tree Problem Solving Tues, 5/16 10-11 a.m.
Vegetable and Fruit Tree Problem Solving Sun, 5/21 2-3 p.m.

Bull City Gardener classes are part of the Extension Master Gardener℠ program of Durham County and are open to everyone.

Learn how to become an Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer.

Container gardening classes are made possible by an Inspire-Connect-Empower Grant from the Master Gardener Association of North Carolina.

Photo Credit: Mary Knierim

Template Adapted from Matt Jones, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center

Written By

Ashley Troth, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley Troth, Ph.D.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Ornamental Horticulture Call Ashley Email Ashley N.C. Cooperative Extension, Durham County Center
Updated on Feb 8, 2023
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