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Tomato workshop set for Feb. 18 in Conway

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  • Tomato workshop set for Feb. 18, Natural Resource Building, Conway.
  • To register or for more info, call the Faulkner County Extension Office at 501-329-8344.

CONWAY, Ark. – Known in the past as “wolf peaches,” or “love apples,” there was once a lot of mythology associated with the tomato. However, take some of the mystery out of America’s most popular garden vegetable by joining the Faulkner County Extension Office for a Tomato Workshop on Feb. 18.

The workshop runs from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. and will be held at the Natural Resource Building at 110 S. Amity Road in Conway. The event has a $5 fee and participants may register at the Faulkner County Extension office by calling 501-329-8344.

“This workshop will offer some of the techniques of the nursery trade to help you grow the best tomatoes possible including grafting” Marsh said.

The workshop will be given by Marsh and John Gavin, Bradley County extension staff chair for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Be sure to mark your calendar for these upcoming events held by the Faulkner County Extension office. Details will be announced later.

  • April 17 - Farm Roundup extended
  • June 17 - Pruning workshop 1:30 p.m. Natural Resources Building, Conway. Discover the best practices for pruning
  • June 20 - Teaching garden field day that includes how-to’s on raised bed gardening, irrigation, what to plant and how to cook preserve and use the vegetables from your garden.
  • Nov. 1 - Arbor Day - Adopt a tree and learn to plant and care for it.
  • Nov. 6 – Tree Planting workshop- 5:30 p.m., Natural Resources Building, Conway.

For more information gardening, visit Please note that some of your bookmarks may change in the coming months as the extension service renovates its website.

The Cooperative Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

February 12, 2014

By The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Extension Communications Specialist
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126

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