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Trees & Utilities

This new North Carolina Urban Forest Council publication by NC State University’s Dr. Barb Fair is a wonderful resource …

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Wilted Crops After Torrential Rain

Calls have been “flooding” the Extension office following last week’s torrential rainfall. The questions are always the same, “what’s …

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Pest of the Vegetable Garden Workshop

Workshop: Saturday, June 1, 2019 Location: Morganton Ace Hardware Time: 10:00 a.m. Do you have your garden planted? If you do, that’s …

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Interesting Facts About Tomatoes

Tomato Series – Article Two Tomatoes are an interesting crop. Folks used to think they were poisonous-can you imagine that? …

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How to Grow the Perfect Tomato

Tomato Series – Article One Tomatoes are America’s favorite crop-especially in the South. Neighbors who barely speak to each other …

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Controlling English Ivy

Most southern gardeners have a love/hate relationship with English ivy (Hedera Helix). A common and attractive vine in the …

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Tips for Maintaining the Lawn

* Keep mower blades sharp-annually is best * Never mow while grass is wet * Cut less than 50 percent of …

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