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Family Gardening
Festival April 25th

Join us for the Family Gardening Festival and Accept the Challenge! Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm Demonstration Garden, NC Cooperative Extension3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro  Learning Stations Include: ¨  Proper pruning and care of pruning equipment. ¨  Square foot gardening. ¨ Composting and vermicomposting. ¨ Plants that attract pollinators and work well in container plantings.                           Accept the Challenge!           The Cooperative Extension is seeking at least 50 families to accept the challenge of growing their own vegetables. The first 50 participating families will receive a free starter plant to take home for their new garden!                           Great hands-on fun for kids: * Face painting. * Seed-starting. * Butterfly-themed crafts. * See worms in action through vermicomposting! For a printable flyer, click here.

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Family Gardening
Festival April 25th

Join us for the Family Gardening Festival and Accept the Challenge! Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm Demonstration Garden, NC Cooperative Extension3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro  Learning Stations Include: ¨  Proper pruning and care of pruning equipment. ¨  Square foot gardening. ¨ Composting and vermicomposting. ¨ Plants that attract pollinators and work well in container plantings.                           Accept the Challenge!           The Cooperative Extension is seeking at least 50 families to accept the challenge of growing their own vegetables. The first 50 participating families will receive a free starter plant to take home for their new garden!                           Great hands-on fun for kids: * Face painting. * Seed-starting. * Butterfly-themed crafts. * See worms in action through vermicomposting! For a printable flyer, click here.

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We would like to know how well our programming meets your needs. Please complete this brief survey, as your responses will help us better serve the community. Access a hard copy survey to be printed and mailed to: Customer Survey 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro, NC 27405 Or complete the survey online. Your feedback is important to us.               Thank you for your time!

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Master Gardener
Hotline

Need to identify a weed? Pruning a Crape Myrtle? Installing a new garden bed? If you have gardening questions, our Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have the answer!                                Call our Master Gardener Hotline 336-641-2404            Mon - Fri  9am - noon and 1 -4pm. Or stop by and talk to a Master Gardener in person, we'd love to see you!

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A Body of Results

An awesome new seminar designed for real results! Featuring: Exercise Specialist & Wellness Coach Hermene Westmoreland and Nutrition Educator Geissler Baker. Four-part series focusing on: ¨  Healthy cooking tips ¨  Economical meal ideas ¨  Weight loss strategies that work ¨  Nutrition information ¨  Long-term weight maintenance Tuesdays, March 10th - 31st          5:30 –6:30pm NC Cooperative Extension  3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro For More Information and a Registration Form click here.

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Spring 2015 Growing
the Green Way Series

The Spring 2015 Gardening Classes are open! Learn how to plan a 3-season vegetable garden, proper pruning, native plants, and more! Classes are free but pre-registration is required. Greensboro Class Schedule Click Here High Point Class Schedule Click here

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N.C. farms offer spring activities for families popular

RALEIGH – Agritourism farms across the state are serving up a bounty of spring fun for the whole family. From exploring greenhouses and touring working farmlands to having breakfast with the Easter Bunny, MORE »

Postharvest Handling for Enhanced Shelf Life Workshops popular

POSTHARVEST HANDLING FOR ENHANCED SHELF LIFE WORKSHOPS The economic success of fruit and vegetable production is highly dependent on postharvest quality preservation. When marketing fresh fruits and vegetables, understanding the processes affecting product MORE »

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April 21st Guilford County Cattleman’s Program popular

April 21st Guilford County Cattleman’s Program The Guilford County Cattlemen’s meeting will take place on Tuesday April 21st, beginning at 7:00pm at the Guilford County Agricultural Center (Barn Kitchen). At this meeting Bryan Blinson, Executive Director MORE »

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Family Gardening Festival Saturday, April 25

Join us for the Family Gardening Festival and Accept the Challenge! Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00am – 2:00pm Demonstration Garden, NC Cooperative Extension3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro  Learning Stations Include: ¨  Proper pruning and MORE »

GET WILD IN YOUR GARDEN

GET WILD IN YOUR GARDEN By Jo Ann Shaw, Guilford County (NC), Extension Master Gardener Get wild in your home garden–with wildflowers, of course! What did you think I meant? Wildflowers are a MORE »

SNAP EBT Farmer’s Market Sign-Up Event

SNAP EBT Farmer’s Market Sign-Up Event A collaborative effort between USDA/FNS, MarketLink, & State Agencies for Agriculture and SNAP Guilford County Extension Center 3309 Burlington Road Greensboro, NC Friday, April 24, 2015 11:00 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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Containers for Curb AppealWed Apr 1, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 6 hours ago
"V" Class Pesticide Meeting - Label Review and Weed Management in PasturesTue Apr 7, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC 27405
— 6 days away
Containers for Curb AppealThu Apr 9, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Park, 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 1 week away
Gourd DaySat Apr 11, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax, NC 27235, United States
— 1 week away
Containers for Curb AppealSun Apr 12, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 2 weeks away
BACKYARD HABITAT: GARDENING WITH (AND IN SPITE OF) WILDLIFETue Apr 14, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 2 weeks away
BACKYARD HABITAT: GARDENING WITH (AND IN SPITE OF) WILDLIFESun Apr 19, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 3 weeks away
BACKYARD HABITAT: GARDENING WITH (AND IN SPITE OF) WILDLIFEMon Apr 20, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 3 weeks away
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