Extension schedules class titled Raised Bed Gardening for March 27

The Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C.
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Mar. 13—LUMBERTON — People who want to learn which crops are feasible for raised beds are invited to take part in the class titled Raised Bed Gardening.

The class is being offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center. It is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon March 27 at O.P. Owens Agriculture Center, located at 455 Caton Road in Lumberton.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions class size is limited to 25 participants. Participants must register by March 24. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. If fewer than 10 people register, the class will be canceled.

As well as which crops are feasible, participants will learn about space needed and if it is possible to harvest more produce using season extension techniques. Also to be discussed are pest and disease management, construction materials and media, and site selection.

For more information or to register, contact Mack Johnson, Extension Horticultural agent, at 910-671-3276 or [email protected] Leave a working telephone number with registration in case of inclement weather or for rescheduling.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by as soon as possible to Johnson.