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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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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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