WHAT: Local Master Gardeners will hold a “Plant Clinic” to help gardeners identify plant problems and pests. Area residents are encouraged to bring in plant samples for evaluation. An information table will be displayed in the breezeway area between the two retail buildings located on the south side as one enters the Farmer's Market. Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provided a variety of handouts and soil sample kits.
WHEN: Saturday, July 21, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Western North Carolina Farmers Market, 570 Brevard Road, he clinic is designed to
WHY: 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.
MORE INFO: Master Gardeners will also be on hand July 14 and 28 at Jesse Israel’s Garden Center to demonstrate and answer questions about composting. Visit http://buncombe.ces.ncsu.edu or call North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Buncombe County Center, at 255-5522.