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Tryon Palace Awarded Wells Fargo Grant for Cultural Arts Programming

Tryon Palace
The Tryon Palace Foundation is honored to thank Wells Fargo for their generous support of the Tryon Palace 2019/2020 Cultural Arts Series. The $5,000 grant, awarded in May 2019, will enable Tryon Palace to offer low-cost and free performances throughout the 2019 and 2020 programming calendar, with an emphasis on cultural diversity. “I am so grateful to Wells Fargo for […]
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Free Horticultural Workshop presented by Craven Cooperative Extension

NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener
Saturday, April 20th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions “Success with Vegetables and Herbs” presented by Cropmasters. Demonstration Garden Tour: 9:00 am to 10:00 a.m. Plant Sale: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Presentations: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Workshop Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated […]
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“Heirloom Vegetables for ENC & Spring Trade Specials”

Tryon Palace Garden Lecture
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Our March garden lecture series, Saturday, March 9th, features Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, and Jennifer Knight, community gardener and owner of Knightscapes Enterprises, a design/ build landscape firm, co-hosting “Heirloom Vegetables for ENC & Spring Trade Specials”. This free garden lecture […]
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Free Horticultural Workshop Program presented by Craven Cooperative Extension

NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener
Saturday, March 16th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions “Turf (planning and care throughout the year)” presented by Dr. Tom Glasgow and “Weeds & Invasive Insects” presented by Mike Carroll Demonstration Garden Tour: 9:00 am to 10:00 a.m. Presentations: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Workshop Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated […]
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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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