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Cover photo for Seed Saving Workshop

Seed Saving Workshop

Join the Extension Master Gardeners℠ volunteers of Surry County at the Charles M. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain …

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EMGV Annual Plant Sale

Join our EMGV for the annual plant sale from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on April 29th! Whether a …

Cover photo for 2022 Blueberry Demonstrations

2022 Blueberry Demonstrations

Are you interested in knowing how to prune blueberries? Join us in Rockingham County on February 17 for a …

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Holiday Wreath Making

Join us on December 7, 2021, for a Holiday Wreath Making class. Participants will learn how to make a …

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Planting Wildflowers Lunch & Learn

What do you need to do to be successful at planting wildflowers? Plant wildflower seeds in mid-winter? Register for …

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Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker Damage

Have you noticed strange markings on your elm, apple or dogwood tree? The yellow-bellied sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius, is leaving …

Crop Rotation Important

Planting the same types of plants in the same spot year after year can lead to a build-up of …

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2020 Top Performing Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars Across the Transition Zone and North Carolina

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This pest control guide was a project of the Southern Nursery IPM Working Group (SNIPM) …

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This native plants chapter of the Extension Gardener Handbook defines the term native, why gardeners …

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