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Bee Friendly to Pollinators Day

FREE!! Saturday, August 17 9 a.m. –Noon N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC It’s always a good time to …

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Livestock and Pet Owners Beware of Ticks

N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Public Affairs Division FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. Michael Neault, director of …

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TOMATO TASTE-ival at A&T Farm

TOMATO TASTE-ival SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2019 8:30 A.M. TO NOON • FREE EVENT • UNIVERSITY FARM NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL STATE …

local foods celebration

Local Foods Celebration - Save the Date!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, along with community partners, is holding their annual Local Foods Celebration! This event …

Fall into Gardening

18th Annual Gardening Seminar: Fall for Gardening

18th Annual Gardening Seminar: Fall for Gardening Thursday, September 19, 2019 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center 3309 Burlington …

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Fire Ant Quarantine Area Expanding

Quarantine area for the imported fire ant expanding to include all of Davidson, Orange, and Vance Counties RALEIGH – The …

Tick "questing" or seeking out a host. https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/ticks-and-tick-borne-diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

It's Tick Season!

Written by Kathy Williams, Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer It’s the ‘dog days’ of summer, and that means tick season in …

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Local Food Guide!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food …

Multicolored Asian lady beetle Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org

Lady Beetles Coming Inside

The multicolored Asian lady beetle has invaded many homes recently and these smelly pests have caused many headaches leaving …

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Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds

Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds By Lucy Banks, Master Gardener Volunteer, Guilford County, NC Whether ordering from a catalog or perusing the …

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Prepping Roses for Winter

Prepping Roses for Winter By Laurie B, Guilford County (NC) Extension Master Gardener I always get melancholy when it comes time …

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Summer Cover Crops

There is growing interest in the use of short-season summer annual legumes or grasses as …

Weed Control in Vegetable Gardens

Weeds are unwanted plants in gardens that reduce available moisture, nutrients, sunlight and growing space …

Raspberries in the Home Garden

In the case of specialty or non-traditional small fruit crops in the Southeast, red raspberries …

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Caring for Your Lawn and the Environment

This factsheet provides information on how to keep a lawn healthy and attractive and how …

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IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

This publication describes how you can transform your backyard into an area that welcomes nectar-seekers, …

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