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Cover photo for 2022 Extension Master Gardener Training

2022 Extension Master Gardener Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County is pleased to announce the return of Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer training in January …

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Muscadines in the Home Garden

Muscadines in the Home Garden will be offered as a Better Living Series workshop on October 14, 2021, from …

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Cross Pollination Facts

Through the years, on several occasions I have been asked questions like the following: “How far apart should I …

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Re-Framing Your Vertical Garden

Join Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers Amy Stidham and Amy Farley on May 6, 2021, from noon–1 p.m. for a …

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To Prune or Not to Prune?

Crape Myrtle Pruning and Training You’re driving through your neighborhood and there you see it…someone did a hacksaw job of …

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The Art of Kokedama

Create mini gardens in your home using a modern Japanese gardening method called Kokedama. On March 23, 2021, from …

Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

North Carolina residents who have received seed shipments that they did not order from China or foreign sources are …

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