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Safe Thawing

One of my favorite methods to preserve food and prevent waste is freezing. It is quick, requires minimal equipment, …

Gardening Guidelines for May & June

This article was written by Becky Garrett, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. General …

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Carolina Lawn Care

Participants will learn about how to create a personalized fertilization and irrigation plan for managed turf, as well as Best …

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Columbines, Gems in the Landscape

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. Spring …

Non-Biting Midge Flies

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. Do …

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Plants to Attract Hummingbirds

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Lee County. Within a few weeks, the first …

Move Over!

Here in Lee County, agriculture is big business, and it is time for that business to get going. Tobacco …

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Spot Anthracnose on Dogwood

Dogwood tree buds are beginning to swell. These trees are a favorite herald of spring. The bracts come out …

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Trumpets for a Garden Symphony

Trumpets play high brassy and brilliant notes through about 4 ½ feet of tubing. From Greek and Roman military …

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Tea Scale Pests on Camellias

Camellia – sometimes called the rose of winter. Just outside the living room window at the homeplace grew an …

March and April Gardening Guidelines

This article was written by Becky Garrett, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer with North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. General …