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Home Lawn Seminar

Come join the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center staff for an informative “Home Lawn Seminar” on Saturday, February 10, …

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October Better Living Series Workshops

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center announces the upcoming October Better Living Series workshops, which will focus on pumpkins. The …

beginning beekeeping

Beginning Beekeeping Course

What are worker bees? What is their job in the hive? How many Queens are in the hive? How do you …

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Lavender Lunch and Learn

Thursday, June 15 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This tour will include a visit to Lavender Oaks Farm in Chapel …

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Herb Gardening

The May Better Living Series will focus on Herbs. The first workshop in the three series program will be …

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