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Soil Solutions brims with hands-on science lessons that utilize the local school landscape to connect students to the world of soils and plants in an inviting and relevant way. Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have developed teaching tools to support the Soil Solutions Curriculum.

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Soil Solutions -
Teaching Tools

Soil Solutions brims with hands-on science lessons that utilize the local school landscape to connect students to the world of soils and plants in an inviting and relevant way. Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have developed teaching tools to support the Soil Solutions Curriculum.

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Hands-On Nursery

Hands-on Nursery is a partnership between students in the NC State Department of Horticultural Science and participants in the Horticulture Therapy Programs at Wake Enterprises. The nursery is managed by students taking Nursery Management (HS 411) and Nursery Production (HS 151) and Wake Enterprises. Students select, propagate, and grow all the plants that we have for sale. Students, staff, faculty and members of the community can purchase these plants at the nursery in Raleigh, NC. We are also happy to make donations of plants to not-for-profit organizations and for educational purposes.

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Bullington Gardens

A partnership of: The Henderson County Education Foundation Henderson County Public Schools NC Cooperative Extension--Henderson County, Bullington Gardens is a 12 acre horticultural education center in Henderson County N.C. Once the home and nursery of Bob Bullington, it is now a place for children and adults to learn about gardening and plant science with hands-on workshops. It also a place where visitors can stroll the grounds, enjoy the gardens and find a peaceful spot. http://www.bullingtoncenter.org/

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Raised bed at the Ability Garden

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Extension Ability Garden, New Hanover County

The mission of the Ability Garden is to use horticulture as a therapeutic intervention to improve human well-being.  Enhancing learning skills and encouraging emotional and behavioral growth is accomplished by fostering a connection with Nature. Ability Garden participants planting our raised garden bed in early summer. Team work, knowledge and skills being put into action. The Ability Garden provides professionally led, horticultural therapy programs for people of all ages. We tailor our service to the needs of individuals who may have limited opportunities to connect with nature due to disability or socio-economic status. New opportunities to participate are now available! http://newhanover.ces.ncsu.edu/site-newhanover/

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Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents.   Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High school-aged youth (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) are invited to apply MORE » – from   Gardening

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Bullington Gardens: Perennials for the WNC MountainsTue Apr 22, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC
— 6 days away
Bullington Gardens Spring Plant SaleFri Apr 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC
— 1 week away
Bullington Gardens Spring Plant SaleSat Apr 26, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC
— 1 week away
Edgecombe County Master Gardeners Vermicomposting & Composting WorkshopSat Apr 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Center 1175 Kingsboro Road Rocky Mount, NC 27801
— 1 week away
Carolinas Horticultural Therapy WorkshopFri Aug 22, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Where:
Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC
— 4 months away
Carolinas Horticultural Therapy WorkshopSat Aug 23, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Where:
Bullington Gardens, Hendersonville, NC
— 4 months away
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