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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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October Garden Calendar

Plants in Flower Aster, Goldenrod, Chrysanthemum, and Franklinia Plants with Colorful Berries American Beauty Berry, Burford Holly, Chinese Holly, Foster …

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September Garden Calendar

Plants in Flower Crapemyrtle, Rose-of-Sharon, Dahlia, Canna, Ginger Lily, Chrysanthemum, Spider Lily, Fall Crocus, Liriope, Sedum, Asters, Goldenrod, Joe Pye …

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August Garden Calendar

Plants in Flower Crapemyrtle, Rose-of-Sharon, Peegee Hydrangea, Abelia, Canna, Dahlia, Trumpet Creeper, Cardinal Flower, Butterfly Weed, Phlox, Cleome, Hosta, Liriope …

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July Garden Calendar

Plants in Flower Trumpet Creeper, Phlox, Butterfly Weed, Daylily, Red Hot Poker, Rose-of-Sharon, Sourwood, Crapemyrtle, Stewartia, St. John’s Wort, Abelia, …

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June Garden Calendar

Plants in Flower Southern Magnolia, Golden Rain Tree, Mimosa, Smoketree, Rosebay Rhododendron, Oakleaf Hydrangea, Sweet Azalea, Gardenia, Rose, Summer Spirea, …

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Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

This publication provides information about planning and maintaining a home vegetable garden. Topics include site …

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Red Thread in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of red thread.

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Pythium blight foliar stand symptoms.

Pythium Blight in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of pythium blight.

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Gray Leaf Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of gray leaf spot.

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Summer Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of summer patch.

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Fairy Ring in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fairy ring.

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Rust

Rust in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of rust.

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Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of tea scale, an insect pest …