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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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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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What's Blooming?

One of the first plants to bloom in springtime is Forsythia. Its showy, golden yellow flowers brighten landscapes before …

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Spring Flower Mix

Several small flowering plants are visible in the landscape this time of year. While they may be considered a …

Grow Your Own Spices Webinar

Join us to learn how to grow your own exotic spices in and outdoors in North Carolina on Thursday, …

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2021 Surry County Bee School

The Surry County Beekeepers Association and N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center will be hosting our annual “Bee School” …

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Backyard Composting

Composting occurs naturally in nature. In a wooded area, leaves fall to the ground and form mulch that protects …

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Composting

Recycle fallen leaves through composting. The organic waste we put back into the environment can be used by other …

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