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Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC 11 months ago
Description:

Winter Vegetable Conference & 49th Annual Tomato Growers Meeting - Asheville, NC

Event Date: February 21st and 22nd, 2018
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC
Cost: Registration at the door is $40

Registration required: To register: www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/

Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss Sprague at 828-685-3989.

This is the largest commercial vegetable growers' event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by extension specialists and agents at NC State University. Pesticide credits will be offered. There will also be a trade show and a silent auction that supports student scholarships.

The program will include presentations on Pumpkin Production, Grafting of Vegetables, Pest Management Plan for Tomatoes, Rescue Food, TRACTOR Wholesale Market, Storage Treatments for Butternut Squash, Packinghouse Sanitation, NC Clean Energy Program, Plastic Mulch Retrieval, Managing Cole Crop Insects, Thrip Control in Tomato and Pepper, High Tunnel Production, Bacterial Disease Control, Whitefly Management, Nematode Management, and an Interactive Pest Management Survey.

On Tuesday, 2/20 there is also a Produce Safety Training (8-5) and Wednesday at 5pm there is a Fumigation Workshop with NCDA - Registration for these events are separate.

Feb 21 2018

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3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA Guilford County Center 9 hours away
Description:

Seminars are Free
Pre-Registration is Requested
Seminars will be held at the Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office unless noted otherwise:
3309 Burlington Road Greensboro, NC 27405
Programs are designed to be approximately two hours long but may run slightly over depending on questions and discussion—which are highly encouraged

PLANNING THE 3-SEASON VEGETABLE GARDEN
Vegetable gardening is especially productive in the Piedmont because we can grow food at least 10 months of the year! The key is good planning and succession planting, and January is the perfect time to start getting ready. One of the least expensive but most important tools for success in your vegetable garden is a good plan – as a part of this workshop, each participant will have the time and the tools to work through developing ideas and plans for their own 3-season garden on paper. Bring a pencil with an eraser! Seminar speaker is Jeanne Aller, Extension Master Gardener(SM) Volunteer. In case of inclement weather, the backup date is Thursday January 31.

To Register, Visit: go.ncsu.edu/demo_garden

Jan 24 Thu
TODAY
Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd, Greensboro, NC 27455, USA Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd, Greensboro, NC 27455, USA Guilford County Center 17 hours away
Description: The art of pruning does not mean shearing shrubs into green meatballs (yikes!). Our discussion will cover the tools, techniques, and especially the timing for pruning small ornamental trees and shrubs. Doing it right (and only as needed) is the easy way to have healthier, prettier, and longer‐lived plants. Please Note: this program does not cover the specific pruning needs of fruit trees.


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Jan 24 Thu
Benjamin Public Library, 1530 Benjamin Pkwy, Greensboro, NC 27408, USA Benjamin Public Library, 1530 Benjamin Pkwy, Greensboro, NC 27408, USA Guilford County Center Tomorrow
Description: Join the NC Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Guilford County for a lively and informative gardening presentation each month through the fall season. These “Lunch and Learn” sessions are all scheduled from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm: no refreshments are provided, but participants are welcome to bring and eat lunch during the program. Take a mid-day break from your schedule and talk gardening with friends!

Does your indoor foliage collection look like an episode of “Desperate Houseplants”? Meeting their needs is not luck, or a talent you’re born with – just a little bit of information makes it easy and fun. The key is making the right selections, and learning a few simple steps to keep them thriving.


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Jan 25 Fri
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA Guilford County Center 4 days away
Description: The art of pruning does not mean shearing shrubs into green meatballs (yikes!). Our discussion will cover the tools, techniques, and especially the timing for pruning small ornamental trees and shrubs. Doing it right (and only as needed) is the easy way to have healthier, prettier, and longer‐lived plants. Please Note: this program does not cover the specific pruning needs of fruit trees.


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Jan 27 Sun
Glenwood Library, 1901 W Florida St, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA Glenwood Library, 1901 W Florida St, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA Guilford County Center 4 days away
Description: Join the NC Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Guilford County for a lively and informative gardening presentation each month through the fall season. These “Lunch and Learn” sessions are all scheduled from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm: no refreshments are provided, but participants are welcome to bring and eat lunch during the program. Take a mid-day break from your schedule and talk gardening with friends!

Does your indoor foliage collection look like an episode of “Desperate Houseplants”? Meeting their needs is not luck, or a talent you’re born with – just a little bit of information makes it easy and fun. The key is making the right selections, and learning a few simple steps to keep them thriving.


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Jan 28 Mon
Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Guilford County Center 5 days away
Description: The art of pruning does not mean shearing shrubs into green meatballs (yikes!). Our discussion will cover the tools, techniques, and especially the timing for pruning small ornamental trees and shrubs. Doing it right (and only as needed) is the easy way to have healthier, prettier, and longer‐lived plants. Please Note: this program does not cover the specific pruning needs of fruit trees.


Register Here 

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Jan 28 Mon