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Share the Harvest 2021

Share the Harvest will begin its tenth (10th) year on May 24, 2021, and needs your help, now more …

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Passalong Plant Sale 2021

Don’t Miss the Passalong Plant Sale! It’s time for the NC Extension Master Gardener Volunteers’ Annual Passalong Plant Sale. The Passalong …

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FAQ: Lichens

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at our Ask a Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Helpline is: “What …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

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