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Five Questions for a Better Garden

River Bend Community Organic Garden
Whether your garden is struggling or thriving, you can always do something to improve your space. The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center will present a free workshop, Five Questions for a Better Garden on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at River Bend Town Hall. Five simple questions: where, why, what, when, how. The details of the answers […]
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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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Tuesday Topics in the Garden: Fundamentals of Seasonal & Regional Gardening

Adult Enrichment Program
Lead Coordinating Instructor: Jennifer Knight, Knight Cottage Farm *No experience required. Two hours of Q&A about seasonally current Landscape, Urban Homestead, Beekeeping, Permaculture and Integrated Pest Management. Join the team of local instructors representing Cooperative Extension, Beekeepers Associations, Crop Masters and Professionals in Landscape and Environmental Biology. Each three-month segment includes at least one field […]
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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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Spotlight on Events and Things to Do in and around New Bern this Week

Things to do New Bern NC
Through the 30th: Happenings Live at The City Laundry 9th – 10th: NC Human Trafficking Commission’s Regional Symposium at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 919-716-6497. 10th: Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 10th: Business Tax Essentials, 3:00 p.m. at Craven Community College’s Small Business Center. Call 252-638-1008. 11th: Lunch […]
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Help! How can I fix my vegetable garden?

February Roundtable for Gardeners
Now is the time to start thinking about your spring garden. Bring your gardening questions to the *River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center’s* fourth annual *Roundtable for Gardeners *on *Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm *at River Bend Town Hall. This year our three returning local experts will each offer some thoughts about their […]
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Herbs for Southern Gardens

Herbs for Southern Gardens
Is this the year to start an herb garden? Do herbs grow in eastern North Carolina? Want to know more? River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center is pleased to present Herbs for Southern Gardens on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm at River Bend Town Hall. Our presenter is long time local resident and […]
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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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