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Horticulture programs to be held at local libraries

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OXFORD — All programs will take place from 6-7 p.m. in the Thornton Library, 210 Main St., Oxford

Aug. 20 — Lawn Care

Learn the basics of how to start and maintain a healthy lawn. I will discuss what types of turf can be used in this area, as well as how to care for these types of turf. Soil testing, fertilization, liming, mowing heights, herbicide timing, and much more will be covered in this lawn care program.

Sept. 23 — Diagnostics

Diagnosing the problem is the first step in solving any plant issue. This program will include what to look for when determining what is wrong with your plant. Find out which treatment is best to solve the issue that is affecting your plant.

Oct. 22 — Home Fruit Gardening

Home gardening can be very gratifying. Learn how to keep it from being so frustrating. I will discuss what issues to look for in different crops and what fruit crops perform better in our area.

Nov. 12 — Pruning Ornamental and Fruiting Plants

Pruning can be intimidating. This program will give you the knowledge to be more comfortable pruning your plants. How, when, where, and why to prune your plants will be discussed in this program. South Branch Library, 1550 S. Campus Drive, Creedmoor.

Sept. 12 — Lawn Care

Learn the basics of how to start and maintain a healthy lawn. I will discuss what types of turf can be used in this area, as well as how to care for these types of turf. Soil testing, fertilization, liming, mowing heights, herbicide timing, and much more will be covered in this lawn care program.

Sept. 19 — Diagnostics

Diagnosing the problem is the first step in solving any plant issue. This program will include what to look for when determining what is wrong with your plant. Find out which treatment is best to solve the issue that is affecting your plant.

Sept. 26 — Home Fruit Gardening

Home gardening can be very gratifying. Learn how to keep it from being so frustrating. I will discuss what issues to look for in different crops and what fruit crops perform better in our area.

Johnny Coley is an N.C. Cooperative Extension agent serving Granville and Person counties.

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