Organic Vegetable Gardening (Summer/Fall Classes)

This course is designed for instruction in organic vegetable gardening in a residential setting with an emphasis on: 

Class objectives include:

  • Understanding the three distinct NC growing seasons
  • Fall garden planning
  • Season extension methods
  • As well as healthy year-round organic cultural practices

The curriculum is designed to provide students with the foundational knowledge necessary for the successful growing of organic homegrown edibles.

Class  is held at the JCC Arboretum,
Mondays and Wednesdays | 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Registration fee = $125

Course Code Date(s) Registration Deadline
CSP-4000-20F July 17th - Spetember 25th July 10, 2023

Gardening Basics: Ornamentals

This 6-week class encompasses the basics of horticulture. Areas of subject include soils, plant growth and development, plant management, and selecting pollinators. This class has a mixture of hands on work as well as class work.

Class  is held at the JCC Arboretum,
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration fee = $125

Course Code Date(s) Registration Deadline
CSP-4000-21U June 10 - July 22, 2023 June 3, 2023

Registration Options: 

  1. Pay for class with debit/credit card:  
    Complete your registration online through Self-Service Instant Enrollment
    In Course Code box, type 'Horticulture' (click Search at the bottom of the page)
    Click 'Select' button next to the class you wish to attend,
    Then Add Section (class will be added to cart)
    Click 'Next' and follow prompts from there to complete registration and make payment

  2. Paying for class by mail
    Print the Continuing Education Registration Form (PDF)
    Complete ALL highlighted sections and submit with payment to the mailing address listed on the top of the registration form. Please note: This method will be slower, and your requested class may not be available when the form arrives.

*** If you are having trouble with online registration, contact the CE Registrar at (919) 464-2918 with ONLINE REGISTRATION QUESTIONS ONLY ***

For more information please contact: 

LaShawndra White
Email: ltwhite@johnstoncc.edu
Phone: (919) 464-2404