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2016 Growing the
Green Way Fall Class Series

The 2016 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series is here and it's time to register! Topics include Extending the Harvest, Winter Interest Gardens, Composting & Vermicomposting, and many more! For more information, view the schedule below. Greensboro Class Descriptions, Dates & Locations High Point Schedule (all classes held at High Point Public Library) CLASSES ARE FREE                                           Pre-Registration Is Requested Register online today! http://go.ncsu.edu/guilfordgardeningclasses

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2016 Growing the
Green Way Fall Class Series

The 2016 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series is here and it's time to register! Topics include Extending the Harvest, Winter Interest Gardens, Composting & Vermicomposting, and many more! For more information, view the schedule below. Greensboro Class Descriptions, Dates & Locations High Point Schedule (all classes held at High Point Public Library) CLASSES ARE FREE                                           Pre-Registration Is Requested Register online today! http://go.ncsu.edu/guilfordgardeningclasses

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Soil Samples Made
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Soil testing for your spring plantings and yard maintenance gives you the information needed to maximize your efforts and boost garden yields. Submit soil samples during the non-busy season for faster turnaround times and with no peak-season fees. Soil samples will be analyzed free from April 1st - November 30th. For home gardens, early spring through early fall is an ideal time to submit samples for soil testing. Soil Sample boxes and forms are located in our lobby and can be picked up between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday thru Friday. Guidelines on collecting and submitting soil samples are available at www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/pdffiles/HomeApr2014.pdf. Soil Samples must be sent to Raleigh for testing, and you can view your results online. You will need to create a secure login account which can be used to view your test results and also to arrange payment if submitting during peak time (December - March, $4 per sample). Visit the PALS website , click "Utilities" And then "Submit Sample Information". Samples need to be mailed to: NCDA&CS Agronomic Division Soil Testing Section 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040 For more information on testing your soil, talk to an Extension Master Gardner Volunteer at 336-641-2404.

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Master Gardener
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Need to identify a weed? Issues with your lawn? Installing a new garden bed? If you have gardening questions, our Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have the answer! Call our Master Gardener Infoline (336) 641-2404  Email us at guilfordmg@gmail.com Or stop by and talk to a Master Gardener in person, we'd love to see you! The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Office is open Mon, Wed, & Fri  9am - noon and 1 -4pm, and Tues & Thurs 9am - noon. www.guilfordgardenanswers.org

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4-H Summer Camp
Registration is Open!

Are you ready for some fun in the sun? Meet I am an Ecosystem, Let's Bake something yummy, or build a robotic arm with Junk Drawer Robotics. For the ultimate fun, come to residential camp at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center. Make new friends while learning archery, horseback riding, canoeing, and more! For complete details and a registration form, visit Summer Adventures 2016 and join us for a fantastic summer! Sessions fill quickly so register now!

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Stay Informed!

Did you know that Extension offers classes in Beekeeping, Horse Management, and a variety of gardening classes? We also come out in the community and give talks on a variety of nutrition, agriculture, and gardening topics. Join our mailing list and stay updated on all the great classes, programs, and events that Guilford County Extension offers! You can even choose a list specifically for your interests! Join Our Email List For Email Marketing you can trust.

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Tobacco Research Update: Development of an Online Nutrient Disorder Diagnostic Key for Tobacco Over the next few weeks, we will be providing updates about our current research project of developing a web-based nutrient MORE »

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Back to Basics Life Skills for 9-13 year olds popular

The Back to Basics learning series for youth ages 9-13 returns in September! These 7 week sessions offer basic skills in cooking, sewing, and money management. Handmade – Sewing & Textiles 101 6 weeks of instruction plus MORE »

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Building an Herb Spiral

Building an Herb Spiral Written by Jo Ann Shaw, Guilford County (NC) Extension Master Gardener  Volunteer Herbs are a wonderful addition to a vegetable garden or landscape. They are relatively easy to grow, MORE »

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I Am An Ecosystem Camp – Great Fun!

I Am An Ecosystem Camp for ages 9-11 starts July 25th. Discover how your body is its own ecosystem! Study the microbes present in a healthy ecosystem and the negative effects of negative MORE »

Cost Share Funds for Organic Certification

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is now accepting applications for the organic cost share reimbursement program. This year’s program will reimburse 75%, up to $750, of the costs 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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EVENTS View All
Art in the GardenThu Jul 28, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 2 days away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestSun Aug 7, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA
— 2 weeks away
Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestMon Aug 15, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
— 3 weeks away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestWed Aug 17, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, USA
— 3 weeks away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestThu Aug 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Wildlife Education Center 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd Exd, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 3 weeks away
Bee Friendly to Bees DaySat Aug 20, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 4 weeks away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestTue Aug 23, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road Greensboro, NC 27405
— 4 weeks away
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