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Garden Calendars

Checkout the NC State Vegetable Planting Calendars and Garden Maintenance Calendars linked from the the Gardening …

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Plants Do That Inside

Indoor plants where we live, learn, heal and work have far-reaching positive effects on our well-being and indoor environment, …

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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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Allergy Sufferers Alert

Fall is creeping up on us very quickly. The flowers and blooming plants seem to be rejuvenated and full …

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The Trees Are Full of Worms

We are fortunate to have plenty of large, beautiful trees here in Burke County. The rich, green of their …

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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Burke County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Spring Williams-Byrd, Burke County Cooperative Extension …

Plant Sale Is Almost Here

Get your garden beds ready and mark your calendars because it’s almost time for the Extension Master Gardeners Community …

The Approach of Spring

Spring is on its way, I’m sure of it! We’re not there quite yet but each day brings us …

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The Great Pumpkin Search

With the coming of fall, many of us will go on a search for that perfect pumpkin. It could …

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Fall Is for Planting

Fall gardening can be a delight. It’s wonderful to be able to work outside without enduring miserable temperatures and …

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Time to Treat Peach Tree Borers

Calls frequently come in to the Extension office with callers asking about a jelly like substance seeping from their …

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