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Eating the Med Way

Would you like to decrease your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and some forms of cancer? Research …

Mixed Signals

Lately, our weather has been keeping us on our toes and sending us mixed signals: a teasing glimpse of …

Frost damage on strawberry bloom by B. Poling

False Spring

False spring occurs during winter when the weather becomes unusually warm before getting very cold again. The air is …

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Growing Fruit Can Be Fun

Growing fruit can be fun, supply your family with fresh, tasty, and nutritious food and you don’t need an …

Public Speaking

For many years 4-H has encouraged millions of youth around the world to become proficient at public speaking. This communication …

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Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries are among the major fruit crops of North Carolina, which produces nearly 40 million pounds of blueberries worth …

Purposeful Pruning

I think we’ve all been there before–loppers in hand, a shrub in front of us, questioning when and how …

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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 …

Muscadine Grapevine Management Workshop

Dr. Mark Hoffman, NC State University Small Fruit Specialist, and Minda Daughtry, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Lee County Center …

Start the New Year Right

I need to lose 10 pounds! I’m going to start exercising more! I am going to stop watching so …