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Master Gardener's PLANT SALE

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2024 8:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Robeson County Farmers Market 3rd St. and Water St.Downtown Lumberton Perennials, Succulents Herbs Vegetables Assorted Decorative Pots Garden …


Rain Gardens Explained

Do you have gutters on your house? Or maybe a path of erosion through your lawn from rain leaving …


Warm-Season Lawns

NEWS RELEASE Weather is warming up, and folks are itching to get outdoors after a long winter of indoor activities. …

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Rain Barrel Workshop

Is your water bill costing you more than you like to pay? Would you like to recycle the rainwater …


Backyard Blackberries

Are you interested in growing blackberries? Let’s discuss planting, varieties, and proper trellising for appropriate varieties. Pruning techniques and …


National Designated Days

Seems like every day has a special reference or designation these days. There are special days for just about …

Backyard Muscadines

Backyard Muscadines

Class is Monday, January 29, from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. Class is being held at Cooperative Extension, Scotland County Center, …

seed saving

Seed Saving

Class is Saturday, January 20, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Have you ever had a favorite fruit or …


Blooming for the Holidays

We are in the holiday season and probably overwhelmed with an overloaded list of things to do, and invited …

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Small Farmer Drone Course

This is a two-day course will prepare small farmers and ranchers to take the Part 107 license test so …

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