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7th Annual Plant Sale

Beaufort County Cooperative Extension Center 155 Airport Rd, Washington, NC Directions: Turn left onto Market St. off 15th St, Go approx. 1 mile and turn left onto Airport Rd
PASS ALONG PLANT SALE
Beaufort County Extension Master Gardeners

7th Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, May 17th

9am – Noon
Rain or Shine

Cash or Check only

Location: Beaufort County Cooperative Extension Center
155 Airport Rd, Washington, NC
Directions: Turn left onto Market St. off 15th St,
Go approx. 1 mile and turn left onto Airport Rd

Items include: Locally grown perennials, annuals, shrubs, herbs, bulbs & trees, garden arts and crafts, planters, customized garden guides
Demonstration: 10:00 Demonstration of grafting tomato plants.

Proceeds from this event will be used by the Extension
Master Gardeners to create and enhance horticulture
education projects offered to the gardening public.


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Starting Your Own Veggie Garden

Apr 5, 2014 10:00 am until 12 noon

the Swansboro Branch Library
The Swansboro Friends of the Library and Onslow County Public Library hosts Starting Your Own Veggie Garden featuring Master Gardener Marsha Horner

(Onslow County) The Swansboro Friends of the Library and Onslow County Public Library will host Starting Your Own Veggie Garden featuring Master Gardener Marsha Horner. This event will be held Saturday, April 5th from 10:00 am until 12 noon at the Swansboro Branch Library and is free and open to the public.

Horner will discuss specific planting of some common garden vegetables, planting mediums, types of seeds, needs for growth, light, nourishment, ventilation, common mistakes, and special tips for success. Make your own “mini greenhouse” to take home and nourish!

Marsha Horner has been a Master Gardener for over 30 years. She has independently studied greenhouse management and the maintenance of vegetable and flower plants. She has experience in seed starting and growing of vegetables, flowers, fruit crops, berries and root crops, maintaining heirloom seed, harvesting of seed varieties, and propagation. She has completed plant trials using micronutrients, mixtures, and dilution of natural additives in organic gardening, and benefits accomplished. She has also taught the care of succulents and how to blend other plants to make living art forms for over 10 years.

For more information, please visit www.onslowcountync.gov/library or call the Swansboro Branch Library at 910.326.4888.