• May 14, 2019

From Pears to Paw Paws: How to Grow Fruit in Your Backyard

From Pears to Paw Paws: How to Grow Fruit in Your Backyard
NC Museum of Natural Sciences | Raleigh |

Event Overview

NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Science Café Series — Urban Agriculture
Join Helen Yoest as she shares practical advice for growing fruit organically in your home landscape. Yoest will provide a list of fruits she grows in her Raleigh teaching garden and provide lots of tips for growing your own apples, pears, blueberries, strawberries and more! Learn how to integrate fruit growing into a landscape that is not only beautiful but better for pollinators and wildlife.

About our speaker
Helen Yoest, Director of Bee Better Naturally, advocates for sustainable gardening techniques through her community outreach as well as through private and public garden tours. She is the author of three books about gardening: “Gardening with Confidence,” “Plants with Benefits” and “Good Berry Bad Berry.” Her articles have appeared in well-known magazines such as Better Homes and Gardens, Southern Living and Martha Stewart Living.

About NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Welcome to an extraordinary resource! North Carolina’s most visited museum with one of the State’s most iconic landmarks—the SECU Daily Planet. The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest institution of its kind in the South East and one of the nation’s most amazing museums about the natural world. This Museum asks four basic questions about the natural sciences—what do we know?, how do we know?, what’s happening now?, how can you participate?—with an integrated suite of onsite, offsite, online and outdoor experiences.
 

Ticket Information

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When & Where

  • From:Jun 27, 2019,07:00 PM
  • To:Jun 27, 2019,08:00 PM
  • Location: NC Museum of Natural Sciences

    121 West Jones Street, 27603, Raleigh.

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