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Successful Gardener - May 2nd 2024 @ 7 PM

Join us for a FREE presentation:

Growing, Using and Drying Herbs

Hanging Herbs

Mary Roberts, The Second Season Farmer at Windcrest Farm will teach us how to grow a variety of herbs for fresh use and as dried culinary herbs and teas. Topics include:

  • Ideal planting conditions in the ground and in containers

  • Annual and perennial herbs

  • Herbs as companion plants for growth and pest control

  • Preserving fresh herbs

  • Drying and storing herbs

Mary Roberts is the owner and manager of Windcrest Farm, a USDA Certified Organic farm and greenhouse in Monroe, NC. After twenty years as a corporate instructor and project manager, Mary turned her passion for growing plants organically into a business that supplies market farmers and home gardeners with over 300,000 heirloom vegetable, flower, herb, and fruit plants each year as well as growing fresh produce for local farmers markets and restaurants. In addition to growing specialty and hard-to-find plant varieties, Mary also conducts on-farm classes to help the beginner and the advanced farmer and as well as gardeners learn the principles and practices of sustainable agriculture.

Please join us for this free program on May 2nd, at 7pm. 

To join virtually via Zoom, please register here. Make sure to select the appropriate class date.

EventBrite link coming soon

To attend in person, please register via EventBrite here. If registration is full, please consider signing up for the virtual Zoom class.

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