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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Roses in Bloom

Time to Prune Roses

When the forsythia’s start to bloom it is time to prune roses. Learn how from Minda Daughtry, Lee County …

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The 17-Year Cicada

The 17-year cicada is here! They started emerging from the soil about a week ago and will spend the …

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Invasion of Giant Mosquitoes

As spring progresses so do the numbers of insect pest calls in to the Extension office. It is always …

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Raised Bed Workshop

Do you want to have a vegetable garden but don’t have the space? Perhaps your knees and your back …

Cover photo for Asparagus Cultivation Made Easy

Asparagus Cultivation Made Easy

One of the earliest crops of the season is asparagus and many gardeners eagerly watch for the slender green …

Cover photo for Cool Season Crops Workshop 2017

Cool Season Crops Workshop 2017

Many gardeners overlook some prime growing opportunities by ignoring early and late planting times. There are many wonderful vegetables …

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Successful Gardener Workshops for 2017

It’s time to start thinking about this season’s gardening projects and Extension’s Successful Gardener workshops are just the thing …

Public Input Meeting on Gypsy Moth

WHO: Residents of Burke County and Catawba County WHAT: Public Input Meeting to Discuss an Infestation of Gypsy Moth in …

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#ExtensionEats Cookbook

Burke County Cooperative Extension will be selling its #ExtensionEats Cookbook for the holidays. This cookbook is a compilation of …

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