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International Paper presents Grant to Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden

Veterans Organic Garden Grant
International Paper staff members presented a $6,651.54 donation to Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden (VEBCOG) to provide umbrellas and seating for the youth agricultural training program at the Farmers Market Complex being renovated at the old Electric building at First St. The grant is funded by International Paper Foundation. VEBCOG is located within […]
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River Bend Community Organic Garden Tomato Workshop

River Bend Community Organic Garden Workshop
Garden Resolution: This is the year my tomatoes will survive and look beautiful. I mean it. This is the year. Or else. The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center presents their 25th free workshop, Growing tomatoes successfully in eastern North Carolina on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. If you have tried without success […]
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Two $1000 Trent Woods Garden Club Scholarships

Trent Woods Garden Club Scholarships
Applications for two Sharon D. Quill Memorial Scholarships of $1000 awarded annually by the Trent Woods Garden Club (TWGC) are available by emailing Chair, Verna Kuyper. The recipients, parents and counselors will be invited to the May 10th luncheon at the New Bern Golf and Country Club for the presentation of the awards.  Deadline for […]
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Free Horticultural Workshop ‘Warm Season Turfgrass’

Horticultural Workshop - March 2018
Planning a year with your Lawn (Listen, Learn and Questions) Presenter: Dr. Tom Glasgow Sponsored by: Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Craven County Cooperative Extension Prior to our workshop we will conduct our monthly tour […]
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Get ready, Get Set, Grow!

Grow Spring Vegetables
If you are thinking of eating healthy by growing your own vegetables this spring, put March 1st on your calendar. We are busy seeding now as we are planning on having our cool weather varieties available approximately the beginning of the month, depending on the weather of course. We grow the latest varieties and best […]
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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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Edible Landscape Gardening Workshop

Edible Landscape Gardening
The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center announces its free January workshop, Edible Landscape Gardening. The presenter, Carteret County Extension Director, Shawn Banks, holds a degree in Horticulture from NC State.  A passion his career has allowed him to pursue, Shawn describes his immersion in gardening, which includes vegetables, berries and fruit trees, […]
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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 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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Composting and Soil Building – ‘The Value of the Unseen’

Horticultural Workshop Program - August 2016
Free Horticultural Workshop Program (Listen, Learn and Questions) Saturday, August 20, 2016 – 10:00am until Noon Presenters:  Craven County Cooperative Extension and Master Gardener Volunteers Location: Craven County Agricultural Building (Agricultural Building and Demonstration Gardens are located at 300 Industrial Drive just off the Clark’s Exit [409] from Route 70 West) Open to Everyone – Great Family Education! […]
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