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Patio Apple Trees

What would Johnny Appleseed have thought about a columnar or patio apple tree? It sure doesn’t look anything like …

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Don't Prune Too Soon!!

Wait until new growth starts in the Spring. Pruning too early may result in: Stimulating new growth that will be vulnerable …

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2018 Successful Gardener Workshops

The 2018 Successful Gardener Workshop Schedule is hot off the press! Call our office for more details or to register …

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2018 Dig-In!

9th Annual Dig In! Community Gardens Nourishing Wake County A half day symposium March 10th at Marbles Museum in Raleigh, NC Information and …

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Backyard Fruits Workshop

Extension’s Successful Gardener workshops are starting on Tuesday, February 6 with a great topic, Backyard Fruits: A How-To Workshop. …

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Introduction to Beekeeping

If you’ve been thinking about adding some beehives to your property, you don’t want to miss the upcoming Introduction …

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Pesticide Recertification Classes Offered

Commercial & Private Pesticide Applicators Pesticide Recertification Classes for 2018 February 27, 2018 10:00 – 12:00 Category: ABGHIKLMNOTDX – 2 hours credit 1:00 – …

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Time to Control Winter Weeds

The lawn is sleeping now but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things going on out there. Winter weeds are …

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2018 Small Fruit Plant Sale

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Small Fruit Plant Sale starts January 2nd and continues through the months of January and February. …

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