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Gardening Gala &
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13th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar “Pocket Gardens:  Containers and Small Spaces.  What’s in Your Pocket?” SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 8:30 AM–4:00 PM Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC This special day is devoted to exploring gardening practices and educational enrichment that are helpful to Piedmont gardeners.  This year’s focus will be on using containers and small spaces in gardens to their full potential for all types of plants, vegetables and other desirables. Please register no later than September 4.

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Gardening Gala &
Seminar

13th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar “Pocket Gardens:  Containers and Small Spaces.  What’s in Your Pocket?” SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 8:30 AM–4:00 PM Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC This special day is devoted to exploring gardening practices and educational enrichment that are helpful to Piedmont gardeners.  This year’s focus will be on using containers and small spaces in gardens to their full potential for all types of plants, vegetables and other desirables. Please register no later than September 4.

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BECOME A MASTER
GARDENER VOLUNTEER

Become more knowledgeable about the plants you grow. Learn appropriate plants for the landscape.  Learn how to properly prune your trees and shrubs.  Gain a better understanding of how to effectively manage landscape pests. Volunteer in your community. Extension Master Gardener Volunteers assist their local Cooperative Extension Office in educating the public in general gardening practices as well as the proper use of pesticides and fertilizers.  To become a Master Gardener Volunteer, an individual must complete 50 hours of horticulture education and return an equal number of hours (50) as a Master Gardener Volunteer. Now taking applications for Guilford County. Application Deadline Oct 31, 2013 Click here for a detailed brochure about the program.. Click here for an EMG application.

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Urban Line Dance
Class

Come join the fun, increase your energy, and get some exercise at the same time.  Also known as "urban line dancing" or "R&B line dancing", "soul" line dance is different from country style line dance in that the music is mainly "R&B/soul music" and the terminology is different. Registration deadline is June 27th - enroll now! Registration form and more information.

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Growing the Green Way
Fall Class Series

Click here to view a complete listing and descriptions of the 2013 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series

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2014 Growing the
Green Way Fall Class Series

The 2014 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series has been announced.  Learn techniques and tips to improve your lawn, extend your fall harvest, and more! For more information, view the schedules below. Greensboro Schedule and Locations Highpoint Library Schedule

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Food tasting event for NC Food Entrepreneurs

NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services will host a food tasting event for NC Food Entrepreneurs Registration deadline is Sept. 9 The Taste of Something Good event, aimed at helping individuals or MORE »

2014 Guilford County 4-H Livestock Show popular

The 2014 Guilford County 4-H Livestock Show will be held Saturday, August 9th. Read Complete Rules and Regulations. Registration deadline is July 29, 2014. Get your Entry Form and register MORE »

Late Blight Confirmed in Eastern N.C. popular

Late blight was confirmed yesterday on a potato crop in eastern North Carolina. Growers throughout the state are encouraged to actively scout potato and tomato crops (both are susceptible) and take steps now to protect MORE »

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The Great Tomato Festival! popular

The 5th Annual Great Tomato Festival! Saturday July 26, 2014 Rain or Shine            8am – noon NC A&T State University Farm 3136 McConnell Rd in Greensboro For more information and all the tasty MORE »

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Take Control Nutrition Program

 Take Control Nutrition Program for Adults Mondays and Wednesdays beginning July 28, 2014 6pm-7pm  Mount Zion Baptist Church, Inc. 1301 Alamance Church Road, Greensboro Come learn lifelong habits to help you eat healthy MORE »

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A New Program Now Being Offered

The A.S.P.I.R.E. program is designed to bridge deficits in rural high school students’ performance on the ACT College Entrance Examination in order to increase the number of students pursuing higher education. This is MORE » – from   Poultry 4-H & Youth

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General Green Car ShowSat Aug 2, 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
GoeCaching 4-H Summer AdventuresTue Aug 5, 2014 @ 8:00 AM -
Wed Aug 6, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Where:
BJPenn
— 4 days away
African VioletsThu Aug 7, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd. Burlington, NC 27217
— 6 days away
Youth Summit County Commissioners Annual MeetingFri Aug 15, 2014 @ 12:30 PM -
Sat Aug 16, 2014 @ 5:30 PM Where:
Asheville, NC
— 2 weeks away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending Your HarvestSat Aug 16, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
High Point Public Library (Morgan Room), 901 North Main Street, High Point, NC
— 2 weeks away
Falll Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestSun Aug 17, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Drive, Greensboro, NC 27403
— 2 weeks away
Greensboro Pesticide School Tue Aug 19 - Wed Aug 20, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Guilford County Agricultural Center 3309 Burlington Rd. Greensboro, NC 27405
— 3 weeks away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestTue Aug 19, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro
— 3 weeks away
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