How do your tomatoes grow? Get tips on tomatoes, container gardens from Master Gardeners June 20

On Wednesday, June 20, at 1:30pm, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Buncombe County will present a program on growing tomatoes by Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, John Hew at the Extension Office Classroom, 94 Coxe Ave. The talk, “Tomatoes III” is the final program of a series and will focus on mature plants thru season end, including staking, cages, pruning. This talk will be repeated on Saturday, June 23, 9:05am at Manna Demonstration Garden, 627 Swannanoa River Rd, opposite the Municipal Golf Course.

Parking is free in the Extension Office parking lot located directly across from the Extension Office on the corner of Coxe and Hillard Avenues. Workshops at the Manna Demonstration Garden are held outside with no seating or shade available, rain or shine.

In addition, a free presentation on “Container Gardening”, by Extension Master Gardener, Laurie Bell will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 10:00am at the Extension Office Classroom. This talk is part on the Extension Master Gardeners ongoing series, “Gardening in the Mountains”.

For more information, call the Extension Office, (828) 255-5522.

The Mission of the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Buncombe County is to provide education and current research-based urban horticultural information through North Carolina Cooperative Extension programs and activities, while striving to improve and preserve our natural environment.


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