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Minda Daughtry

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Lee County
Street Address: 2420 Tramway Rd
Sanford, NC 27332
Mailing Address: 2420 Tramway Rd
Sanford, NC 27332

Job Description Commercial Horticulture: Small Fruits, Tree Fruits, Vegetables Consumer Horticulture Community Gardening Master Gardener Volunteers

Recent Posts by Minda Daughtry

Pickling Cucumbers

Climbing Cucumbers

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) has been grown and bred for centuries. It is mentioned in the Bible and in …


The Importance of Bats

Set aside the spooky Halloween tales. In reality, bats serve as important pollinators of many food plants and provide …

Cover photo for Earth Day

Earth Day

April 22 was Earth Day, and was a great opportunity to remind us that plants are good for the …

Cover photo for Seed Starting

Seed Starting

March 21 is behind us. It’s officially spring! Some warmer days and still cold nights, so it still may not …

Cluster of Tomatoes

Trouble Growing Tomatoes?

Trouble Growing Tomatoes When: Saturday, April 13, 2019 Time: 11 a.m. until noon Where: Broadway Hardware & Supply 305 N. Main Street Broadway, NC …

NCSU Plant Picture

Geocaching Fun - Into the Woods

Geocaching Fun When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Time: 1–3 p.m. Where: San Lee Park 572 Pumping Station Rd. Sanford, NC 27330 Would you like to discover and …

Marigolds & tomatoes

Tomatoes and Marigolds

Growing up we always planted marigolds in with our tomatoes. This practice was folklore wisdom that got handed down …

Fungus Gnats

Fungus Gnats in Houseplants

I propagate several houseplants. Some are heirlooms that have been in the family for many decades and I share …

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