Horticulture Hints: June-August 2020

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The latest edition of our Horticulture Hints newsletter is now available! In this edition you will find the following articles:

  • Community Grant Program: The Mount Airy Media Group has established a $250,000 grant fund from April-September 30, 2020, to assist locally owned businesses during this challenging time.
  • Is the “Murder Hornet” a Threat?: Information regarding the “Murder Hornet” that may help ease your mind.
  • Local Farmers Markets: Information on the safety precautions that are being taken at the markets to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Dates and times for the markets are also included.
  • Snakes Alive: The weather is warming up and we are beginning to get calls about snakes. Find out how you may be able to help reduce the number of snakes and snake encounters on your property.
  • Pruning Spring Flowering Shrubs: When to prune or not to prune is often the question in a gardener’s mind. Find out when is the best time to prune your spring-flowering shrubs.

The latest edition of all of our newsletters can be found online. If you would like to be added to our mailing or email list, please email Nicole at nicole_vernon@ncsu.edu.