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Transylvania County Center Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive in Mills River, North Carolina Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive in Mills River, North Carolina Henderson County Center 4 months ago
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The Henderson County Beekeepers Association (HCBA) is pleased to announce their 2018 Beekeeping School. You will learn about bee biology, care and feeding, equipment selection and use, honey and wax production, pest control and resources for continued education. The course objective is to prepare you to successfully care for your bees during the first year of beekeeping. The $75 fee includes a textbook, course materials and one year Family membership to HCBA.

The class is held every Monday evening for 7 weeks beginning January 15, 2018 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive in Mills River, North Carolina. For more information, go online or call 828-BEE-5623

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This one-day workshop focuses on building sustainable wood energy markets in the North Carolina Appalachian and foothills region. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the state of the energy market, review related case studies, understand resource availability and participate in a short rotation, wood crops field tour. $35 fee for general public, $50 for those seeking continuing education credits.

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May 22 Tue
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Butterflies, bees, and green lacewings are just a few of the insects that benefit humans. In this class you will learn how to identify pollinating insects in the landscape and vegetable garden. You will also learn which plants feed, shelter, and provide habitat for pollinating insects. Also, you will learn how to build a pollinator house! Pesticide use can harm beneficial insects so we will learn how to control bad insects with non-pesticide techniques. Steve Pettis, Horticulture Agent with NC State Extension will your instructor.

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2018 Home Gardening Series

 

Are you a Mountain Transplant? Did you recently move to Hendersonville from some other part of the country? Then, learn to garden in 
western North Carolina by attending these classes offered by Henderson County Cooperative Extension.

Composting and Soils March 12, 2018 – 6:30pm

– Rachel Kipar, Henderson County Environmental Programs Coordinator, will teach gardeners about creating compost from kitchen and garden waste.

– Steve Pettis, Henderson County Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Agent, will give attendees the dirt on mountain soils.

Spring Veggies, Fruits and Berries April 9, 2018 – 6:30pm

– Karen Blaedow, Henderson County Small Fruit and Vegetable Extension Agent, will give gardeners all the basics they need to produce their own food at home. 

Mountain Gardening Favorites May 14, 2018 – 6:30pm

– Steve Pettis, Henderson County Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Agent, will give attendees his favorites landscape plants for the mountains

Maintaining the Mountain Landscape Garden June 11, 2018 – 6:30pm

– Steve Pettis, Henderson County Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Agent, will teach gardeners the most effective ways to maintain the mountain landscape

New Plant Varieties for WNC July 9, 2018 – 6:30pm

– John Vining, former Polk County Extension Director and Horticulture Agent we will teach attendees about all of the new varieties of plants coming out of the plant breeding program at NC State Mountain Horticulture Research Center

Registration

Name:____________________________________________

Phone Number:___________________________________

Email:____________________________________________

Number of attendees: _____________________________

Cost - $25 per class due one week prior to class start

-$100 for the entire series; entire series payments due one week prior to first class

-cash or check only (make checks out to Henderson Co. Coop. Ext.; mail to 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792)

Location - Henderson County Extension Center, 100 Jackson Park Road

Call 828.697.4891 with questions

Jun 11 Mon
100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA 100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Henderson County Center 3 weeks away
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This course approved for the following pesticide license category credits:

Dealer D : 2; Landscape L : 2; Demo/Research N : 2; Ag Pest Control O : 2; Private X : 2

Landscaper license credits applied for...tba

*Learn the latest information about insect, plant disease and weed management in greenhouses, nurseries and landscapes and learn how to keep turf and trees healthy

February 15 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  Insect Pest Management Update

April 26 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Plant Disease Pest Management Update

June 14 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Weed Pest Management Update

September 20 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Keeping Turf Healthy

November 15 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Keeping Trees Healthy

Cost -$10 per class due one week prior to class start

-$40 for the entire 5 class series; entire series payments due one week prior to first class

-cash or check only (make checks out to Henderson Co. Coop. Ext.)

Location –Henderson County Extension Center, 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC

For more information, contact:

Steve D. Pettis

Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Agent

NC State Cooperative Extension

100 Jackson Park Rd.

Hendersonville, NC 28792

email - steve_pettis@ncsu.edu

office - (828) 697-4891

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