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Mummy Berries

Mummy Berry of Blueberries

Mummies are not just for Halloween. Well actually Mummy Berries. Mummy berry disease is pretty scary. In 2019 the …

Red Camellia

Camellias in the Landscape

There is something to be said about a species of plant that enables us to enjoy a pretty, and …

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Praying Mantis – Garden Hunters

Mantids are ambush predators, the hunting cats of the insect world that sit and wait, surveying their surroundings for …

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A Shiny Penny

I am writing this article at the start of the fair season here in Lee County. The judges and …

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This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Lee County. If a fragrance could evoke a …

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Fair Events for Youth

Calling men, women, and children of all ages; the Lee Regional Fair is taking place this coming week and …

Honey Mushrooms

Don’t Honey Me You Fungus

Armillaria Root Rot has a few different common names, besides the Honey Fungus you may hear it called white …

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How Did You Spend the Summer?

We had an NC State University summer intern who wrote an article with this same title in 2015. That …

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Take the Gardening Survey!

Lee County Gardener Needs Assessment The following survey is an easy to answer questionnaire that you can complete in less …

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Water-Wise Gardening

This article was written by Matthew Clay, 2021 NC State University Summer Intern with North Carolina Cooperative Extension in …

Pesticide Credits Offered

North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County is offering pesticide training on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. The following training …

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Japanese Beetles: the Next Chapter

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Lee County. If you were plagued by the …