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Spring Into Gardening 2019

Spring Into Gardening Saturday, April 27, 2019 9-12 p.m. Extension Demonstration Garden 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC This is a family fun event! Learn …

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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 …

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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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Share the Harvest

“Share the Harvest” is a program that has been in place for seven years, helping provide fresh local produce …

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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 …

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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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