Horticulture/Gardening

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The JCC Arboretum offers a variety of Personal Enrichment and Professional Development courses. 

There are two ways to register for Arboretum classes:

Complete the Continuing Education Registration Form 
or
To register online, simply click the WebAdvisor link at the top of this page, then click "Continue to WebAdvisor". Next, select the ContinuingEducation button, and then select "Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes". You may search for classes using a keyword, course name, start or end dates, or location. Select the class you want, and click "Submit" and complete the registration process. Please be advised that online payment must be made using a credit card.

For more information please contact:
Brenda Harris
(919) 209-2522
bkharris1@johnstoncc.edu


Upcoming topics:

NC Pesticide License Certification Prep

This series of classes is intended for landscape professionals seeking pesticide licensing in North Carolina. Upon completion of this series participants will be prepared to register for the NC Pesticide License Exam. Instruction will focus on the Core Exam and Ornamental and Turf classifications.

Dates: TBD   
Day: Wednesday
Time: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Location:   Arboretum, JCC Main Campus         
Fee: $70

 

Container Gardening
Spruce up your curb appeal with beautiful containerized plantings. This program will give you the knowledge and confidence needed to create beautiful plantings. Discover plants that thrive in containers while showing off their wonderful colors and flowers. Each participant will leave class with a few plant to get started with!

Date: TBD
Day: Tuesday
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location:   Arboretum, JCC Main Campus         
Fee: $20

 

Introduction to Vegetable Gardening
Maybe you are new to North Carolina or just have a new itch to start vegetable gardening. This program will give you the knowledge to get started. Learn everything from soil requirements to proper planting and maintenance techniques. Reward yourself with fresh vegetables from your own garden, let us teach you how!

Date: TBD
Day: Saturday
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Location:  Arboretum, JCC Main Campus         
Fee: $20

 

Square Foot Gardening
This 'hands-on' class covers the various ways to grow vegetables in small spaces and raised beds. We'll cover the best varieties to grow here, when to plan, thin, and harvest. Participants will go home with a few vegetable varieties to begin their own food gardens.

Date: TBD
Day: Tuesday
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location:  Arboretum, JCC Main Campus         
Fee: $20