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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Roses in Bloom

Time to Prune Roses

When the forsythia’s start to bloom it is time to prune roses. Learn how from Minda Daughtry, Lee County …

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Garden Calendars

Checkout the NC State Vegetable Planting Calendars and Garden Maintenance Calendars linked from the the Gardening …

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Plants Do That Inside

Indoor plants where we live, learn, heal and work have far-reaching positive effects on our well-being and indoor environment, …

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Spring Garden Show Coming Soon

The 7th annual Albemarle Master Gardener Spring Garden Show is Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9am to 3pm at …

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Buckeye Discoveries Updated

Good news! Buckeye Discoveries, the online horticulture feature by Gates County Extension Mater Gardener Cynthia Wagoner, is updated! This …

Become a Master Gardener

by Joy Caron, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2011, Chowan, Gates & Perquimans …

A Master Gardener Message...

From Jacki Arrowood, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer… If you are like me, the seed catalogs are showing up in the …

Pruning F.A.Q.

Around the Yard Katy Shook N.C. Cooperative Extension Pruning F.A.Q. Q: Can I prune landscape trees and shrubs now? A: Yes, late winter is …

Gardening With Bark in Winter

Although the leaves have fallen and the blooms have faded, winter interest in the garden is just beginning. Bark …

Gardening With Good Insects

For most gardeners, the only good bug is a dead bug. But you should think twice before killing everything …

Gardening With Good Insects

For most gardeners, the only good bug is a dead bug. But you should think twice before killing everything …

Creating a Natural Screen

Whether the goal is to create privacy, reduce noise, hide unsightly views or block wind, natural screens can …

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Crapemyrtle Aphid

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Herbaceous Plants for Wildlife

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This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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