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Programs for Children at Duke Gardens

Duke Gardens has great programs for children and families. Harold Johnson talks to Kavanah Anderson, director of children’s programs, on Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners radio show and podcast about what they have MORE » – from   Gardening


Where’s that plant?

Durham Master Gardener Kit Flynn confesses to losing plants in her garden.  Dan Mason brings us her story.  You can find out how to avoid Kit’s fate by listening to Getting Dirty with MORE » – from   Gardening


Sustainable Agriculture Conference in Durham

Laura Stewart, of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, explains what gardeners can learn at their upcoming Sustainable Agriculture conference in Durham on Nov 6-8.  Listen to her interview on Getting Dirty with Master MORE » – from   Gardening

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How will you inspire the next generation?

Become a 4-H Volunteer today and help create life-changing experiences for youth in your community! Come to this meeting to learn what is involved: Tuesday, November 10, 7:00 pm North Carolina Cooperative Extension, MORE »

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4-H Bake-Off Contest

It’s time to enter the 4-H Bake-Off Contest!  Registration forms and recipes are due by Friday, October 30. How does this contest work? Children, ages 5 – 18, choose a recipe and bake MORE »


Meet a Flower Farmer popular

Chapel Hill native, Stephanie Hall, shares her experience of learning her land and how to successfully raise cut flowers for our local market.  Listen to her interview with NC State Extension Master Gardener MORE » – from   Gardening

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4-H Sewing Classes in 2016!

4-H Sewing Classes for youth ages 8 – 18! Learn to sew with 4-H in 2016 and be in the annual Fashion Revue in May. Sewing classes run for 6 weeks and the MORE »

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Persistence of Vision Class for Teens

Make a persistence of vision wand to create a long-exposure message using LED’s  and an ARDUINO controller. Learn: Basic electronics, soldering, problem solving skills, and computer programming. Have: A great time brainstorming, building, MORE »


Growing Strawberries at Home popular

Check out this webinar recording on Growing Strawberries at Home. Features a horticulturist, and plant pathologist and an entomologist. Great Information, Great Images, Fast Paced but easy to follow. Full of recommendations for MORE » – from   Gardening

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Henderson County teen attends NCACC Youth Summit

Kye Laughter, from Henderson County, attended the sixth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Greenville, North Carolina August 21-22. North Carolina 4-H and the North MORE »

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