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Five Blueberry Facts

5 Fun Facts Blueberries provide year-round beauty in the landscape as well as nutritious, delicious fruit. They are native to …

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Butternut Squash

Historically, breeders focused on the needs of commercial farmers to maximize the number of squash per plant, the size …

Share The Harvest

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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