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Cooperative Extension Announces April Better Living Workshops

Mar 27, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Cumberland County Cooperative Extension announces “Gardening Basics” Better Living Series workshops for April. The workshops will be held at the I. B. Julian Auditorium at Cooperative Extension, located at 301 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville.

Register at the Eventbrite link for each workshop. For registration assistance, contact Susan Johnson at 910-321-6405. Class fees may be refunded only if the class is cancelled by Cooperative Extension staff.

Vegetable Gardening 101

Vegetable Gardening 101 will be held Wednesday, April 12, from 12 – 2 p.m. and Thursday, April 13, 6 – 8 p.m. Whether you want a few vegetable plants on the patio or a large backyard garden, this class will show you how to produce homegrown vegetables all summer. Participants will receive seeds and plants to begin their own garden. Registration and $10 fee are due by April 7. The Eventbrite registration link for April 12: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vegetable-gardening-101-better-living-series-tickets-530845070897

Eventbrite registration link for April 13: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/better-living-series-vegetable-gardening-101-tickets-580935532817

Flower Power

Flower Power will be held Wednesday, April 19, from 12 – 2 p.m. Flowers in the landscape not only add beauty to your home, but help to provide food for pollinators and birds. Learn to start, grow, and maintain beautiful flowers. Participants will leave with seeds and plants to start their own flower gardens. Registration and $12 registration fee are due by April 14. The Eventbrite registration link is: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flower-power-better-living-series-tickets-530975721677

Garden Triage: Managing Garden Pests and Disease

Garden Triage: Managing Garden Pests and Disease will be held Wednesday, April 26 from 12 – 2 p.m. Join the Cumberland Cooperative Extension staff and learn about the potential pest and disease issues in growing a vegetable garden, including the proper management and use of these pests and use of pesticide application equipment. Registration and $10 fee are due by April 21.

Eventbrite registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flower-power-better-living-series-tickets-530975721677

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Lisa Childers at 910-321-6880, no later than five business days before the event.