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Registration underway for tri-county gardening workshop

Extension Master Gardeners from Currituck, Dare and Pasquotank counties are hosting a Home Landscaping and Gardening Workshop on Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Currituck’s Center for North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

The workshop will feature six guest speakers, including Master Gardeners, Extension agents and local garden experts who will cover a variety of topics such as climate change and your plants, things we do to our trees, pollinators and native plants, rain gardens, butterfly gardens and sustainable landscape design.

This workshop is open to all who are interested and is offered free of charge. All informational materials will be provided and lunch will be served as well.

Registration is required and must be completed by Monday, March 19.

To register online go to http://go.ncsu.edu/homegardening2018, or call Currituck’s Extension Center at 252-232-2262.

For more information about the tri-county gardening workshop, call Sarah Watts, agricultural technician at Currituck’s Extension Center, or contact her by email at sewatts@ncsu.edu; or contact Dare County Master Gardener Joe Newsom at joenewsom@charter.net or at 252-261-8580; or Pasquotank Master Gardener Sydna Lindblad at subahexa@ya hoo.com or at 252-340-5447.

To make accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Watts at Currituck’s Extension Center at least five business days before the workshop.

The Extension Center is located at 120 Community Way in the Barco/Maple vicinity, just off US 158 (Short Cut Road) and next to the YMCA.