348 S. Fifth Street Highlands NC 28741 US

Start date: Tuesday, August 27 2024.


 On Tuesday, August 27, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Resource person: Audra Bullard - office@clehighlands.com


After this class you will never look at your soil the same again! Join Dr. Laura Ney as she introduces you to the complexity of the soil under your feet. Learn how soil, as well as many other place-specific factors, determine what plants do well in a given location, and what we can do to maintain and improve the functionality of our soil. Dr. Ney will also discuss Highlands soil and native plants that are well-adapted to life in mountain gardening environments.

Presenter: Laura Ney is the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent Athens Clarke County. After completing her bachelor’s in Horticulture from UGA, with certificates in organic and international agriculture, Laura worked as an educator and farm manager at the University of Georgia’s Costa Rica campus. She then earned a PhD, focusing on soil health and nutrient cycling.

Notes: Cancellation Policy Please let us know immediately if you are unable to attend a class. There is no refund for cancellations within two (2) weeks prior to a scheduled class. Programs that include food, beverage or art materials must be canceled within three (3) weeks prior to receive a refund. CLE reserves the right to cancel a program if the minimum enrollment has not been met or for circumstances beyond our control, and participants will be notified, a complete refund will be issued. All classes are held in the CLE Lecture Hall at the Peggy Crosby Center unless otherwise noted. In the event information has changed from the published brochure, it will be posted on our website and in our e-blasts. Addresses for “private home” venues will be provided to registrants within 2 days of the program date.

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