Gardening Basics 101

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The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a Gardening Basics 101 Seminar (free) on Tuesday, March 19th, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County Center, located at 193 Thomas Heights Rd. Franklin NC.

This seminar is geared toward those new to gardening or wanting to brush up on the basics. Participants will learn 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, go to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County Center Website or contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County Center to register at 828 349 2046 or e-mail Debbie Hunter at

Basic Gardening Flyer

N.C. Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity provider.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, N.C. Cooperative Extension will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Please direct accommodation requests to: Christy Bredenkamp,,  or 828-349-2046. Requests can be served more effectively if notice is provided at least 10 days before the event.