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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 …

Bullying in Schools

Bullying happens in every school, and occurs from pre-school through high school. Research suggests that about half of all …

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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 …

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Competition Is Healthy

December, the month of threatening snow forecasts, Advent, wiggly young people, Christmas, and football. This year Americans young and …

Symbol of the Holidays

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

Mental Health & Imagination

During a recent conference, someone posed an interesting question to me. Could the rise in mental health diagnoses be …

Staying Active This Winter

As the weather starts to become colder, we are more likely to spend the majority of our time indoors. …

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 …

Premature Blooming

Some homeowners and commercial growers have reported fruit trees and other spring flowering trees and shrubs blooming and leafing …

Household Hazardous Waste Day

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Where: Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center Address: 1801 Nash Street Who: All …