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Spring Classes at Bullington Gardens

Bullington Gardens is Henderson County’s public garden. Visitors are welcome Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Educational programs and …

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Stay Active This Winter

Winter 2019 has had us shivering and shaking, and the cold temperatures may have kept us indoors more than …

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2019 4-H Small Fruit Sale

Henderson County 4-H is selling strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, and asparagus plants to support programs and awards for youth. The …

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Quilt Block a Month Classes

Beginning January 5, 2019, we will be hosting a Quilt Block of the Month as part of the Adult …

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My Grown Up Christmas List

Amy Grant has a great Christmas song by the same title as this article. When we start making our …

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Plant Bulbs for Spring Impact

It’s not too late to plant spring flowering bulbs in December, but it should be done fairly soon. They …

2018 Apple Recipe Contest Winners

The following are first place winners for the 2018 Apple Festival Recipe Contest that took place last month. Make …

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Sewing Classes for Adults!

People often ask whether Cooperative Extension offers Sewing Classes for adults. Great news! A new series of classes is being …

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Little Free Library at Dana Park

Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small book exchanges number 60,000 around the world in 80 countries …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

2 weeks ago
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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

2 weeks ago

A Landowner's Guide to Working with Recreationists

With an increase statewide in outdoor activity, many landowners report unacceptable levels of trespass, littering, …

3 weeks agoWoodland Owner Notes

Agritourism in North Carolina: Summary of Pilot Study Results

Agritourism–defined in this study as any activity or service provided on a working farm with …

3 weeks ago

Agritourism, Farm Visits, Agro-Tourism Oh My! Do Farmers, Residents, and Extension Faculty Speak the Same Language?

There is a need for a better understanding of what people mean when they say …

3 weeks ago

Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

3/21/19

Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes

This eight-page publication explains how you can build and maintain a compost pile to manage …

3/20/19

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …