Thursday, March 24, 2011

Free Class!

Growing Vegetables and Herbs

Wednesday, April 6, 10:00 - 11:30
Opening Day, Poplar Grove Farmer's Market!

Upstairs in the Cultural Arts Center
Poplar Grove Plantation,
10200 US Highway 17 N., Wilmington


Learn the basics of growing vegetables and herbs with a special emphasis on the challenges and opportunities of gardening near the coast. Pender County Extension Horticulture Agent, Charlotte Glen, will cover the following topics :

  • Which vegetables and herbs you can grow and when to plant them
  • Growing vegetables and herbs in containers and raised beds
  • Fertilizers, pest problems, and other essentials
This class is free, but space is limited so registration is required. Please call (910)259-1235 before 5pm, April 4, to register.

While you're there, be sure to visit the Poplar Grove Farmer's Market, where you can buy fresh, local produce and handmade crafts every Wednesday, 8am - 1pm, April 6 - December 14.

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