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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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Coyote Management Workshop

Thursday, August 23, 2018 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Burke County Agricultural Building 130 Ammons Drive Morganton, NC 28655 The NC Wildlife Resources Commission, along …

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Ant Wars

Most information about ants states that they are social creatures. I don’t care; all I know is that I …

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Is It Ripe?

Do you agonize over the bin of watermelons at the store as you try to choose a good, ripe …

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Mosquito Season Is Upon Us

Along with the periods of heavy rain, heat and occasional drought of summer, we cannot ignore the mosquito. This …

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