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Cover photo for 2022 Extension Gardener Series

2022 Extension Gardener Series

Thursdays, September 22 – November 17, 2022 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. OP. Owens Agriculture Center 455 Caton Road, Lumberton Interested in …

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Fall Gardening in Containers

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Are you interested in gardening vegetables this fall? Maybe you feel …

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NC Muscadine Grape Conference

The North Carolina Muscadine Grape Association is hosting the annual NC Muscadine Grape Conference March 11 -12, 2022. Vineyard …

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Is Chocolate a Vegetable?

One of the most chocolate celebrated days is here. For as long as I can remember, Valentine’s Day has …

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Muscadine Culture and Pruning Workshop

Topics covered during this workshop will include trellising, training, and pruning vines; recommended varieties and cultivars; fertilization recommendations; and …

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Better Blueberries 101

As a homeowner, would you like to know how to increase your harvest and the size of your blueberries? …

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2022 Beginner Beekeeper School

School Topics: Introduction to Beekeeping Benefits of Beekeeping Life Inside the Honeybee Hive Apprehensions and Decisions Basic Equipment for Beekeepers Obtaining and Installing Honeybees Opening the …

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2021 Extension Gardener Series

2021 Extension Gardener Series October 7–November 8, 2021, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. O. P. Owens Agriculture Center 455 Caton Road, Lumberton Interested in gardening? …

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Seed Saving 101

Have you ever had a favorite fruit or vegetable and wanted to save its seed? Come and find out …

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A New Chapter

Seventeen years ago, Everett Davis introduced me as the newest Extension agent in the County; I was beginning my …

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Hypertufa Workshop

You may have heard about or seen hypertufa pots – now here is your chance to create your own! …

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Composting ABC’s

Want to learn the ABCs of composting? For the backyard gardener, we will discuss cold and hot composting, containers, …

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