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Christy Bredenkamp

County Extension Director, Macon Macon County Centerchristine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 193 Thomas Heights Rd
Franklin, NC 28734
Mailing Address: 193 Thomas Heights Rd
Franklin, NC 28734

Job Description Responsible for administration, community development, and public education in commercial and urban horticulture. This includes providing leadership, educational opportunities, training, and technical assistance to nursery, vegetable and specialty crops growers in Macon county. Additional efforts include pro-active and trouble-shooting workshops and assistance for gardeners in the areas of plant diseases, insects, and cultural problems in landscape and garden settings.

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What's Flowering Now

Joe Pye & butterfly In recent days, I’ve noticed along the roadsides, in ditches and in varying meadows many of …

Ginseng Flyer

Ginseng Seminar

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

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The Home Gardening Newsletter is a bi-monthly publication full of helpful information for lawn, landscape and garden enthusiasts in …

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Dark Invaders

Most pests that commonly invade our garden are easily spotted and feed during the daytime. Colorado potato beetles and …

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