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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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Big Challenge With an Easy Solution

As the pesticide coordinator for Robeson County, I frequently receive questions about how to dispose of unwanted pesticide products. …

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Growing Great Tomatoes

Tomatoes, Tomahtoes, or ‘Maters……no matter how you say it, everyone wants to grow great tomatoes! Join us for an …

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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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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 Rain Barrel Workshop

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

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Pruning: What, When, Why, and How

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

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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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