Gardening Basics 101

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Gardening Basics 101

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a seminar on Gardening Basics 101. Learn more about site selection and preparation, proper soil and plant fertility needs, spacing, crop rotation, cultivars and the differences between cool and warm season vegetables. Finally, we will lightly discuss the most common disease, insect and weed problems and their potential control options. For more information or to register for these free classes contact your local Extension Center at 586-4009 in Sylva or 488-3848 in Bryson City or e-mail

The following Gardening seminars will be held in Swain and repeated in Jackson County.

Tuesday April 10th at the Jackson Extension Center on 538 Scotts Creek Rd. Sylva, N.C. in room 234 from 6:00-8:00p.m.

Thursday, April 12th at the Swain Extension Center on 60 Almond School Rd. Bryson City, N.C. in room 114 from 10:00-12:00 p.m.

Tuesday May 1st at the Cashiers Library from 10:15–12:00 p.m.