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Muscadines

Want to grow grapes in the south? If so, you have two choices – plant muscadines or plant another …

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Planning Next Year’s Garden

The New Year is Here! Hopefully the seeds we’ve saved over from last year or ordered new from our …

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Hellebores or Lenten Rose

Capture the charm of winter this season with hellebores, also called Lenten Roses. This unique small evergreen groundcover adds …

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Holiday Poinsettia

It’s that time of year already! From the stores in the shopping mall to the restaurant, the inescapable sounds …

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Christmas Cactus

The Holiday season is here, with cheerful decorations, including unique holiday plants. One of my family’s favorites is the …

Symbol of the Holidays

The passing of Thanksgiving Day marches us closer to the next big holiday……. Christmas! The season begs the question, …

Why Farming Matters

Farming has played an important role in North Carolina’s history and continues to contribute to the culture and economy …

Pumpkins

Fall Faithfuls, Winter Wishes

Pumpkins, gourds, decorative corn, and straw bales are all great ways to bring color and interest to your home …

Gardening After a Flood

Gardening is one of the most widely pursued hobbies in America and is increasingly popular in NC. For all …

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This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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20. Wildlife

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This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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16. Vegetable Gardening

This vegetable gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explores the different types and techniques …

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