Winter/Spring 2019 Senior Program Guide

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 28 of 67

Creating ACTIVE Retirement Years (919) 469-4081 27 Education FOUR SEASONS OF SCENTS Love the sights and smells of a garden? Learn ideas on planting for fragrance in your garden for all four seasons. Presented by Cindy Chappell. 120186 Thu Mar 14 9:30-11:30 a.m. PLANT EXCHANGE 50+ Do you have extra plants, cuttings seeds or bulbs that you would like to share with others? House plants, vegetables, perennials—you name it, let's exchange it! Please bring items in labeled bags or pots with the name of the plant and what type of plant it is: Sun/ Shade/ House. Location: Parking lot Rain Location: Ballroom Plant Drop Off: 8:30–9 a.m. Plant Exchange Starts: 9:15 a.m. 120183 Sat May 18 8:30–9:30 a.m. Beyond the Weeds Garden Series FREE Calling all beginner and experienced gardeners, you will really DIG these programs. This series will focus on a variety of gardening topics from working with certain plants to composting to planting for the season and much more. Come bloom with us! Location: Classroom 302 YEAR-ROUND VEGETABLE GARDENING Learn how to ensure a year-round harvest from your little piece of heaven. Discuss the correct timing for starting seeds, planting at optimal time for maximizing your harvest, use of row covers to prolong your season and prevent predators. If you space is limited, learn how to layer your garden and vertical growing. Presented by Brandon Minnich. Location: Classroom 302 120185 Fri Jan 18 1-3 p.m. WHAT IS THE PRAIRIE RIDGE ECOSTATION? Learn about the Prairie Ridge Ecostation that serves as the NC Museum of National Science's backyard. With 45 acres of Piedmont prairie, forest, ponds, a stream and sustainable building features integrated with a wildlife- friendly landscape. Prairie Ridge enhances public understanding and appreciation of the natural environment by providing an outdoor learning space and acting as a model for renewable and sustainable energy. Presented by Bonnie Eamick. 120182 Thu Feb 7 9:30–11 a.m. c Education Plant exchange will take place rain or shine, rain location-Ballroom.

Articles in this issue

view archives of TOC - Winter/Spring 2019 Senior Program Guide