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Cherry Pie, Anyone?

Let’s talk about cherries. Here in western NC we all grew up with the standard pie cherry trees that …

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JCRA Winter Symposium

“The Winter Garden” Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 8 a.m.–noon Visualize how to plan and plant for diversity as you bring …

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Gardening in the South

JC Raulston Symposium designed for new gardeners and gardeners new to the Triangle. Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.–noon Dr. …

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Christmas Tree Safety

Christmas tree lots have sprung up all over town and at least every third car seems to have a …

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Time to Plant

Many folks have given up on their gardens by this time, but there’s an opportunity for some fall crops …

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2018 Drexel Community Fair

As we approach deep summer, the Drexel Community Fair is looming on the horizon. It’s time for gardeners of …

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This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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18. Plants Grown in Containers

This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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