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Al Hight

County Extension Director New Hanover County Centeral_hight@ncsu.edu
Street Address:6206 Oleander Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403
Mailing Address:6206 Oleander Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403

Recent Posts by Al

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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 …


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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August in Sweet Caroline

The hot times of August in sweet Caroline may have you doing a little “song sung blue”, but this …

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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 …


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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