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Interested in gardening?

Learn about sustainable, science-based gardening practices from N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center

Extension Gardener classes are a series of webinars and (post-COVID) hands-on workshops for home and community gardeners. Using the latest research in applied horticultural science from NC State Extension and other land grant institutions, participants will learn how to grow food sustainably and learn about native plants that support beneficial insects, birds, and other wildlife.

Webinars and workshops emphasize environmentally-friendly practices, including improving soil health, reducing the use of fertilizers and pesticides, increasing landscape biodiversity, and other goals aligned with the Chatham County Comprehensive Plan.

Webinars are free. Participants will have access to recording of the webinars as well online resources from NC State Extension. Once COVID-19 has abated, we hope to return to in-person, hands-on workshops too! See this page for updates on future classes in fall and winter 2021/22!

Classes are taught by NCCE Horticulture Agent Matt Jones, with support from the Master Gardener℠ volunteers (MGVs) of Chatham County.

While the information is researched-based, N.C. Cooperative Extension communicates this information so that it is practical and easy to understand.

Class Schedule

Click on the name of the class for more information and how to register.

Workshop Date (2020) Time Cost/LOcation

What’s the Matter with My ‘Mater?

Jul. 1 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free Live Webinar

Reducing Deer Damage in Landscapes

Jul. 22 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free Live Webinar

Cool Season Crops for Vegetable Gardens

Aug. 12 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free Live Webinar

Extension Gardener classes are also a part of the Extension Master Gardener℠ Program.

For questions, contact Matt Jones

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