Charlotte Gardening Resources + Workshops

If you’re a beginner grower or even an experienced grower, there is always room for improvement and learning. We have compiled a list of resources and workshops in the Charlotte, NC area that can help improve your gardening experience!

Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners

Photo courtesy of mecklenburg.ces.ncsu.edu

Photo courtesy of mecklenburg.ces.ncsu.edu

  • Open-forum gardening discussion

    • Experts are on site to answer all of your gardening related questions.
    • 12pm-1pm
    • The first and Third Mondays in March, April and May
    • Located at the Mecklenburg County Extension office
  • Container Gardening for small spaces

    • All the information you need in order to grow fresh vegetables and herbs from containers!           
    • 12-1:30pm
    • 5/24/17
    • Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Office
    • $5
  • Hydroponics

    • Learn how to grow produce in water with the elimination of soil!
    • 12-1:30pm
    • 6/14/17
    • Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Office
    • $30
  • Raised Bed Construction

    • Learn how to build practical raised garden beds for growing your own delicious, nutritious edibles.
    • 12-1:30pm
    • 9/13/17
    • Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Office
    • $10

Don’t have time to attend an in-person workshop? The sustainable living series offers online workshops, as well!

Renfrow Farms

Photo courtesy of renfrowfarms.com

Photo courtesy of renfrowfarms.com

  • Getting a head start: Early spring gardens class

    • Learn how to get started with your gardening early in the year!
    • 10am-12pm
    • 3/29/17
    • Located at Renfrow Farms
    • $20/person

Wing Haven

  • Backyard Gardening Workshop

    • This is a family oriented workshop designed to help you learn how to create your own backyard garden.
    • 10am-12pm
    • 3/25/2017
    • Wing Haven, 260 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28209
    • $15/ member, $20/non-member (per family)

Another great way to help jumpstart your inner green thumb is to purchase one of Pop Up Produce’s Fresh Start Kits. Each Fresh Start Kit comes with all the supplies you need to get started, including a step-by-step downloadable growing guide to help you every step of the way.