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Spring Garden Tips

Lawn Weeds and Fertilizers Weeds may be taking over your lawn by this time of year. Winter annuals including chickweed, …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

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Plants & Cold Damage

Lots of gardeners are concerned about the damage done by the spells of below-normal temperatures. The good news is …

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Cool Weather Weed Invasion

As the temperatures cool into the thirties and forties at night and the days hover in the sixties and …

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A New Look for a Signature Program

The first Extension Master Gardener sm Volunteer program was started in January of 1973 at Washington State University. Extension …

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4-H...for City Kids, Too!

Being involved in 4-H provides opportunities for youth to master skills, connect to their community and mature in responsibility. …

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Getting to Know a Native

Redbuds are native small flowering trees in shades of lavender to pink that bear their flowers closely along the …

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Most Common Pruning Mistakes

During my career as a horticulturist I once worked as a landscaper. One of my duties was to prune …

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Bright Winter Flowers

The hybrid mahonias are one of my favorite groups of winter-flowering plants. If you like the Latin they’re listed …

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