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Warm season lawns

Warm-Season Lawns

Get information about warm-season lawns. How to properly manage and care for your lawn. Get details on the do’s …

Rain barrel

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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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 …

Seed swapping.

Master Gardener’s Seed Swap

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2023 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. ROBESON COUNTYFARMERS MARKET CORNER OF 8TH ST. ANDELM ST. DOWNTOWN LUMBERTON PLEASE CALL MACK JOHNSON …

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Seed Saving

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

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Occupational Wellness Event

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute …

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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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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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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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