BOONE—A free class on the selection and care of hardy pastel perennials for our area will be offered Saturday, Feb. 20. The class, taught as part of the “High Country Gardening” program will be led by Jerry Meyer, a seasoned cold climate gardener and designer.
The class will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Appalachian State University Department of Biology greenhouse located at 211 Dale St. off State Farm Road
Meyer manages the greenhouse and its 1,000 species of tropical plants. He is a graduate of environmental science at Cornell University, as well as horticulture and botany at the University of Vermont.
Space is limited. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 262-4025 for more information.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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