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Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources

Resources to assist you during the Coronavirus COVID-19: Website: NC State University COVID-19 Resources Description: The following resources provide best practices for preparing …

POSTPONED - Building Smart Soils Workshop

POSTPONED – Building Smart Soils Tuesday, April 7, 2020⋅5:30–7:30 p.m. McSwain Extension Education Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford NC 27332 Healthy soil gives …

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McSwain Center Policies and Procedures

The McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center is available. Lee County Farm Bureau Auditorium Contact us for: Policies and Procedures / Facility …

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Starting a Garden From Seeds

Growing your own garden from seed can be a great activity to do for yourself or with your family. …

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Make Sure You Count

Welcome to 2020! While the new decade has been a tad chaotic with current events, one thing that happens …

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Nourish Resilience

The outbreak of coronavirus is undoubtedly stressful for everyone in our community – from residents to businesses alike. Fear …

Get Into the Garden!

General Yard and Garden Tasks: Before the grass cutting season gets underway, clean up sticks and stones in the yard …

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Not Just Dirt

Healthy soils are important for healthy crops. But why should we care? It’s in the numbers. A huge change …

Slugs Are Incredibly Interesting!

Maybe the first thing that tips you off are mysterious, ragged holes ripping across fresh fruit or tearing through …

February Gardening Guidelines

Watch and Wait activities: Give garden tools some TLC. https://extension.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/documents/12281/sharpeninggardentools.pdf https://pss.uvm.edu/ppp/articles/cleaning.html Study Table 1 in the publication “Central North Carolina Planting Calendar …

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Turfgrass is nothing new; it’s been around for a very long time. Its original use and ability to support …

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With current precautions in place for COVID-19, there is a high likelihood that you are spending more time indoors. …

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Lee County 4-H Announces Winners

Sadly we were not able to have our 2019 Recognition Banquet for our 4-H members’ achievements last year. Instead, …

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Native Plants, Natural Resources

A healthy and sustainable ecosystem means an empowered Earth resulting in hale and hearty people. Native plants have co-evolved …

Starting Seeds Indoors

From one gardener to another, I’m struggling with our unseasonably warm weather! These days of low to mid- 70s …