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Save the Monarchs!

Save the Monarchs
Two lectures and demonstrations with live caterpillars and Monarch butterflies at ​Pinecone Home and Garden Center    Class #1​ Date: Saturday Sept. 15th at 11:00 a.m. This class you will be able to see the caterpillars, their chrysalis stage and the butterflies themselves. Class #2​ Saturday Sept. 22nd at 11:00 a.m. This is the very exciting class where you participate in […]
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Save the Monarch Butterflies Lecture and Demonstration

Monarch Caterpillar
Save the Monarchs! A lecture and demonstration with live caterpillars and Monarch butterflies at Pinecone Home and Garden Center. Date to be announced (we are waiting for the butterflies to show up in our area.) Please leave us your email address and phone number and we will let you know the details. Did you know? The life cycle of the […]
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“Plant Diseases and Herbicides”

NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener
Saturday, July 21st, 9:00 am to 11:30 am Prior to our workshop we will conduct our monthly tour of the demonstration gardens from 9:00 am to 10:00 am with Master Gardeners highlighting plants of interest and in bloom. Our monthly plant sale runs from 10:00 am to 10:30 am, featuring plants grown by our Master […]
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Latest Events and Things to do in New Bern through May 20th

Trent River Railroad Bridge, New Bern, NC
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 15th: Behind The Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 15th: 2018 Salute to our Veterans, 6:00 p.m. at the Havelock Events and Tourist Center. Presented by the […]
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Latest Events and Things to do in New Bern through May 13th

Aerial photo New Bern
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 8th: Behind The Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 8th: “Gentle On My Mind: Historical & Humorous Stories About Coastal Carolina” Featuring Mr. Rodney Kemp, 6:30 p.m. […]
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Hydroponic Gardening with The Wise Women

Hydro Aeroponics
The Wise Women of New Bern invite both men and women to join them Thursday evening, February 15, at 5:30 p.m. to hear Brandon Sutton of Morehead discuss hydroponic gardening for your home. The meeting will be at the Universalist Union, 308 Meadow Street, New Bern. Mr. Sutton will present the advantages of using and […]
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Be Your Own Lawn Care Guru

New Bern Farm, Garden and Landscape
Good lawn care starts long before the grass starts to grow! Brave the cold in January and February and kill those weeds. We recommend Ferti-Lome’s Weed Free Zone or Hi-Yield Atrazine for spot treatment for broadleaf weeds. These two months are the perfect time for pre-emergent weed control. February thru mid-April is when you want […]
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Free Fall Workshop on Microgreens

Microgreens Workshop
River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center announces a free fall workshop, Microgreens – Good to Eat, Easy to Grow, on Tuesday, November 14th at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. Microgreens, second only to sprouts, are the quickest food crop urban gardeners can grow! These tasty, nutrient packed “fast food” mini versions […]
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‘Come Smell the Roses’

NC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener
The Eastern NC Rose Society and the Craven County Master Gardeners invite the public to a Free Open Garden. Saturday, May 13th from 10 am to 2 pm Garden Tours – Refreshments Free Information & Samples Cut Roses & Plants for Sale by the Rose Society Plant Sale by the Extension Master Gardeners Hundreds of Roses […]
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Free Garden Workshop: Where are the Monarchs?

Where are the Monarchs
Monarch butterflies may soon be added to the endangered species list. When RBCOG gardeners heard this disturbing news they decided to take action. Their project, assisted by the New Bern High School Green Team, created a Monarch habitat in an area at the community garden.  Within months of planting the single food source for the […]
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Free Horticultural Workshop – Gardening with Children

Extension Master Gardeners
(Listen, Learn and Questions) Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Gardening with Children Saturday, January 21 from 10:00am – Noon Presented by Ashley Brooks, Craven County 4-H, and Craven County Master Gardeners at the Craven County Agricultural Building. The Agricultural Building and Demonstration Gardens are […]
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River Bend Community Organic Garden January Workshop

River Bend Community Organic Garden Workshop
On January 10, 2017, Sara – Seeds – The World promises to be an evening of adventure and insight. Living with families in-country, Sara Snyder, River Bend resident and Duke University Junior spent the fall semester researching sustainable gardening in Tanzania, India and Italy. Sara’s immersion in the culture and practices of her host countries gave her an […]
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Gourds and Other Unusual Squash

Gourds Workshop
The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center is pleased to offer a free workshop, Gourds and Other Unusual Squash, rescheduled from October 11th. Led by Craven County Master Gardener Jane Snider and NSCU Cooperative Extension Director for Craven County Dr. Tom Glasgow, attendees will learn about growing and using gourds and different varieties of squash and pumpkins. Jane is a […]
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