Free class on minimizing deer damage in landscapes on October 2 & 21

Pittsboro, NC – NC Cooperative Extension’s Chatham County Center is offering a free class on minimizing deer damage in landscapes the evening of Oct. 20, 6:30 – 8 pm, and again the morning of Oct. 21, 10 – 11:30 am. The class will be taught by Charlotte Glen, Extension horticulture agent. According to Glen, “Fall is the best time to plant trees, Deer eating off apple treeshrubs and perennials in the southeast but all of your work and investment can be ruined overnight if you do not select deer resistant varieties or take measures to protect plants from deer browsing.” This class will focus on plants that are least likely to be damaged by deer and other non-lethal techniques that can be used to minimize deer damage in residential landscape.
Registration for this free class is required by Oct. 18. 2015. To learn more about this class and to register online, visit http://go.ncsu.edu/2015deerworkshop or contact Chatham’s Extension Center at 919-542-8202.