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Consumer Horticulture News

Franklin Friends of Horticulture is a home gardening program offered by the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center that will …

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Green Industry News

Join us for these networking and educational opportunities! 22nd Annual Eastern North Carolina Landscape Conference & Trade Show Tuesday, February 4, …

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Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs

If you’re out in the garden this fall consider planting some spring-blooming bulbs. A bulb is a modified stem …

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October 2019 Horticulture News

Fall is for Planting A gardener’s biggest challenge when planting trees and shrubs in this part of North Carolina is …

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September Horticulture News

Save the Date! Southeast Strawberry Expo November 6-8, 2019 Location: Hilton Raleigh – North Hills Annual meeting with educational breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and …

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August Horticulture News

NE North Carolina / SE Virginia Pumpkin Production Field Meeting August 22, 2019 4:30–7 p.m. Sandy Point Farms – 31190 Statesville Rd., …

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July Horticulture News

Cucumbers: Cool, Crisp and Sweet! Nothing quite says summertime like that of a freshly harvested cucumber. There are two basic …

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June Horticulture News

What’s Blooming Now? Elderberry & Trumpet Vine Blooming now along roadsides and ditches is Sambucus canadensis or Elderberry. It is a …

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Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

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