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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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Garden Calendars

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

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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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Not All Bees Are Bad Bees

Not all bees live in hives like honeybees. In fact , of all the bee species, over 90% are …

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