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Ginseng Seminar

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service is offering a free seminar on Ginseng Production for homeowners who desire to grow …

Hydrangea fence border Rachel Kramer

Pruning Tips for Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are a beloved landscape plant and especially so with the newer hybrids. There are more than 100 different …

Joe Pye Weed and a butterfly

What's Flowering Now

In recent days, I’ve noticed along the roadsides, in ditches and in varying meadows many of our beloved late …

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Consider Dahlias for Your Garden

Dahlia article and pictures written by Laura McCoy, Master Gardener℠ Intern from the 2022 class Dahlia enthusiasts know that dahlias …

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Backyard Chickens

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina Backyard Flocks and Eggs Chicken Breeds Chicken Behavior: Indicators of Illness Protect Your Backyard …

Organic Greens

Upcoming Organic Gardening Class

Common Insects & Diseases in the Garden an Organic Focus The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding an in-depth …

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Gardening Basics 101

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a Gardening Basics 101 Seminar (free) online Monday March 28th from …

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