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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 …

Rose Rosetta Disease

Rose Rosette Disease

Rose rosette is a viral disease that has been increasingly common on many rose species and cultivars in North …

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 …

Reduced Fruit Yield

We’re in sight of full-blown spring, which means steady, warming temperatures, an explosion of plant growth, and dreams of …

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 …

Carolina Cickadee Bird

Gardening for the Birds

Continued expansion of housing developments is reducing and degrading habitats for native species, but your garden can provide valuable …

Marigolds & tomatoes

Tomatoes and Marigolds

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

Cover photo for Planning Next Year’s Garden

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 …

Gardening After a Flood

Gardening is one of the most widely pursued hobbies in America and is increasingly popular in NC. For all …

Arthritis and Gardening

Those of us who love life in the garden know what enjoyment it brings. Although the garden may beckon …

Cover photo for Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall Vegetable Gardening

Summer planting yields a bounty of fall harvest vegetables, flowers, and herbs for your kitchen table. Growing a productive …

Cover photo for Holiday Poinsettias

Holiday Poinsettias

It’s that time of year already! From the stores in the shopping mall to the restaurant, the inescapable sounds …

Cover photo for La Nina Preparation

La Nina Preparation

Some say ignorance is bliss, but I doubt that’s actually true. Ignorance can easily lead to poor decisions that …

Cover photo for Henbit in the Garden

Henbit in the Garden

As the night time temperatures have dropped down, winter annual weeds have popped up in our gardens. One of …

Cover photo for The Argentine Ant

The Argentine Ant

The Argentine ant is one of the more bothersome ants in our area. They are mainly a nuisance to …

Cover photo for The Song of the Cicada

The Song of the Cicada

Many species of annual and periodical cicadas are native to North America. All adult cicadas are large, heavy, wedge-shaped …

Basic Garden Tools

Garden tools are an essential part of gardening. There are many tools available at garden supply stores and in …