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
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational 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 embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.