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Sinojackia rehderiana

Among the oldest landscape plantings at the Craven County Agricultural Building are two Sinojackia rehderiana (jacktree), obtained from the …

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Soil Sampling for Gardeners

It is spring and many folks are beginning their annual gardening traditions. One important task that gardeners can perform …

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Pest Management in Turf

Pest Management in Turf Workshop Craven County Agricultural Building May 13, 2020, from 10 a.m. to noon Call 633-1477 or email tom_glasgow@ncsu.edu …

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Pruning Muscadine Grapes

Pruning grape vines is an essential chore if you wish to produce an abundant crop for many years. Vines …

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Backyard Composting

(Taken from the NC State Extension Publication “Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards”) What is Composting? Composting is the controlled …

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Garden Catalog Inspiration

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