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The cold days of winter not only bring hope and dreams of what spring will bring, but there are …

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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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Muscadine Workshop

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

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Pruning Ornamentals 101

This is an interactive workshop addressing the science of pruning, including the what, when, why, and how. The proper …

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A Christmas Gift

The holidays are upon us, and how quickly do they come! It amazes me how tradition has affected so …

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A Very Local Holiday Festival

Saturday, December 3, 2022 Robeson County Farmers Market 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Corner of 8th and Elm Streets, Lumberton Shop Local, Eat …

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Seed & Plant Swap

Saturday, November 5, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Robeson County Farmers Market Corner of 8th and Elm Streets, Lumberton Looking for …

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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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