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September Garden Calendar

Check out the September Garden Calendar to find out what you should be planting, fertilizing, and so on to …

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So Easy to Preserve

If you are preparing to preserve the harvest from your summer garden then you will want to purchase one …

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Growing Your Pantry Series

Join us on Facebook in July for the Growing Your Pantry series with Der Holcomb, Extension Agent, Family and …

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July Garden Calendar

Check out the Alexander County July Garden Calendar below: If you have any horticulture questions please call Lenny Rogers at …

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Alexander County Offices to Reopen

Alexander County Government announces the reopening of two buildings to allow citizens to conduct county business in person. The …

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Alexander Farmers Market

Are you looking for a place to sell the vegetables and other items you harvest this summer from your …

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Visit NC Farm App

The Visit NC Farm App has launched in Alexander County. Participating assets are: Alexander County Farmer’s Market, Campbell’s Blueberry …

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April Garden Calendar

Visit the link below to see the garden calendar for the month of …

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Live Radio Programs

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in order we are currently not able to do face-to-face programming. We would like …

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Beginning Beekeepers Course

If you have ever been interested in taking up beekeeping, here’s your chance! On February 27, 2020, and March …

Auxin Training and Winter Grains Meeting

Where: Iredell County Agricultural Center, 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, NC 28681 When: February 6, 2020 3:00-6:00 p.m. Agenda: 3:00-4:00 p.m. Mandatory Auxin …

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Growing Fruit Trees Workshop

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Time: 10–11:30 a.m. Location: Jim Land Residence, 25 Reidland Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681 Time: 1–4 p.m. …

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Blueberry Pruning Workshop

When: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: 1:00-3:30 p.m. Location: Campbell’s U-Pick Blueberry Farm GPS Address: 27 Tracy Bolick Lane, Hickory NC 28601 Speaker: Bill …

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Annual Sedge

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Annual Bluegrass

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of annual bluegrass.

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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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Yellow Woodsorrel

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Yellow Nutsedge

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