Sandhills Horticultural Society 2022 Events

How to Register:

To register for Free Events, you have three options:

  1. Register for free events below
  2. E-mail
  3. Call (910) 695-3882. Please leave your name, phone number, and e-mail address.

All events are free unless noted.

All classes and workshops are held in the Burlingame Room at the Ball Visitors Center, Sandhills Horticultural Gardens, unless otherwise noted.

Register for Free Workshops & Lectures


Sandhills Horticultural Society

Winter Lecture Series


Tuesday, January 10th
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Pruning Talk and Demonstration.

Taylor Williams, retired Moore County Horticulture Extension Agent, returns to give his ever-popular talk on how and when to appropriately prune your trees and shrubs. 


Friday, February 10th
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Identifying Edible Mushrooms

Frank Hyman, owner of Cottage Garden Landscaping in Durham, NCSU educated horticulturist, author and columnist, is returning to the Gardens to give his popular talk based on his latest book, How to Forage for Mushrooms without Dying.  With his signature humor and style Frank will speak on how to distinguish edible mushrooms, “if it’s hollow, you can swallow,” by giving expert foraging advice so that you can be confident on which mushrooms you can safely eat and which to avoid.


Tuesday, February 21st
11:00AM – 12:00PM
How to Grow Your Own Cut Flower Garden

Gail Prevatte, Moore County native and farm owner, will discuss how flowers are grown for production on her farm, as well as methods for incorporating annual and perennial cut flowers in your landscape or garden.  This is also a great way to create a pollinator paradise!


All lectures listed above are FREE!