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Successful Gardener 2023 Calendar

In 2023 the Successful Gardener classes will be mix of live virtual webex presentations and in person programs at the Union County Extension Classroom 3230 Presson Rd, Monroe 28112. All of the Successful Gardener programs will start at 7:00 pm occurring on the first Thursday of each month. Advance registration is required to attend. More information for each class can be found here the month before the class. Classes are free and open to the public. The virtual and hybrid (virtual and in person) presentations will be recorded and posted on the NC Cooperative Extension YouTube channel if you are unable to make the meeting. Also if the Event Brite registration option is full, please consider signing up for the virtual WebEx class.

 

If you have a topic you'd like us to include in this series, send an email to our Growline.

If you have trouble registering for a class, workshop or lab, send an email here.
 

January 5, 2023    VIRTUAL WEBEX with Bryce Lane

Houseplants: The Art & Science of Growing Plants Indoors

Learn what it takes to successfully grow houseplants.

Click here for the class recording

February 2, 2023 attend in person or virtually via Webex

3 Ps of Pruning: Proper Tools, Proper Cuts & Proper Timing

Learn tools to use, how to make the cut & when to prune

Click here for the class recording

February 11, 2023 In person @ Union County Extension Classroom 3230 Presson Rd, Monroe, 28112 

Hands-on Pruning Workshop (10-Noon)

Learn & practice proper cuts & techniques

March 2, 2023 In person and virtually via Webex   

Starting Vegetables from Seed

Learn tips & plant some seeds to take home.

Click here to download the presentation.

Click here for the class recording

April 6, 2023 In person and virtually via Webex  

Five Essentials of Growing Beautiful Roses

Learn tips for growing these beautiful & fragrant plants

Click here for the class recording

May 4, 2023 In person and virtually via Webex     

Growing Daylilies

Learn all about growing daylilies from an avid grower and collector

Sorry no recording this time 

Click here for the presentation

Dig, Divide and Plant Video

Splitting Daylilies Video

June 1, 2023 In person and virtually via Webex    

Growing Hosta in the Home Garden

From miniatures to giants and everything in-between

Click here for the class recording

July 6, 2023 In person and virtually via Webex    

Tips for Growing & Harvesting Cut Flowers

Learn about cut flowers from Pressly Williams, Renfrow Farms

Click here to view the presentation

Click here and here for handouts

Click here for the class recording

August 3, 2023    VIRTUAL WEBEX 

Cultivating a Native Plant Sanctuary

Learn the importance of native plants & resources for staring your own native plant sanctuary space

Click here for the class recording

September 7, 2023 VIRTUAL WEBEX 

Linda Chalker-Scott, from The Garden Professors Blog

Learn about Horticulture Myths and other fun gardening facts.

Click here for class recording

Click here for the handout

Check your download folder for the document 9-7 Union County Myth busting - Scientific Literacy for MG.pdf

October 5, 2023 In person @ Union County Extension Classroom 3230 Presson Rd, Monroe, 28112  

and virtually via Webex   

Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

Learn varieties & techniques for the home garden

In person registration via Eventbrite here

Virtual registration via Webex here

November 2, 2023 In person and virtually via Webex   

Plants You Can Grow for Holiday Decorating

Learn plants you can grow in the Piedmont that can be used for holiday decorations

Registration links coming soon

November 4, 2023 In person @ Union County Extension Classroom 3230 Presson Rd, Monroe, 28112   

Hands-on Workshop – Make Your Own Holiday Tree Centerpiece (10 am – Noon)                                                         Registration links coming soon

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