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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

Events 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. 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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Gourds and Other Unusual Squash

River Bend Community Organic Garden Workshop
The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center is pleased to offer a free workshop, Gourds and Other Unusual Squash. 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 frequent and entertaining presenter to […]
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“Traditional Horticulture and Plantings of Eastern North Carolina”

Free Horticultural Workshop
Free Horticultural Workshop Program (Listen, Learn and Questions) Saturday, September 17, 2016 – 10:00am until Noon Presenters:  Craven County Cooperative Extension and Master Gardener Volunteer Jennifer Knight Location: Cullman Performance Hall in the North Carolina History Center Those in attendance will also get to preview some of the offerings for the Fall Heritage Plant Sale October 7 – […]
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Landscape Renovation “What to Cut, Dig, and Keep”

Free Gardening Workshop
Free Horticultural Workshop Program (Listen, Learn and Questions) Saturday, May 21st, 2016 – 10:00am until Noon     Sponsored by: Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Presenters:   Craven County Cooperative Extension and Master Gardener Volunteers Location:   Craven County Agricultural Building (Agricultural Building and Demonstration Gardens are located at 300 Industrial […]
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