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Garden Lecture Series – Getting the Dirt on Soils

January 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our 2019 garden lecture series kicks off, Saturday, Jan 12, with Dr. Diana Rashash presenting “Getting the Dirt on Soils.” Dr. Rashash is the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Area Specialized Agent for Water Quality and Waste Management based out of Onslow County.

“Getting the Dirt on Soils” will help both homeowners and landscape professionals better understand the soil beneath them.

The presentation will include:

Your soil has a name!
Soil attributes
Soil composition
Soil texture
Soil structure
Soil forming factors
Soil color & what it tells us – and how it impacts landscape options
Soil sampling and understanding the NCDA&CS soil analysis report
Amending soil
Weather permitting – time to go out and auger some holes!
This lecture is free and begins at 10 a.m. in Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center.

Location:
Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center
Event Price
Free
Contact Email:
info@tryonpalace.org
Contact Phone:
252-639-3500