Gardening in the Mountains

CRN: 
60075
Course Dates: 
Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 2011
Times: 
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Instructor(s): 
Joyce Weinburg
Course Catalogs: 
2011 Fall

Western North Carolina is a wonderful and challenging place for gardeners. This course features Buncombe County Master Gardeners and Extension Agent Linda Blue discussing garden topics including fall and winter gardening, backyard composting, soil amending, design on a slope, edible landscapes, native alternatives to exotics, container gardening, trees and shrubs, weeds, pests and diseases, and more.

Joyce Weinburg (jkwnfld@aol.com), course coordinator, became a Buncombe County Extension Master Gardener when she moved to Asheville in 2003 after having been an Illinois Master Gardener for over seven years. She is currently chair of the Master Gardeners’ Speakers Bureau. She also volunteers at the North Carolina Arboretum.