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4-H County-Wide Bake-Off Winners!

The smell of gingerbread and sounds of good conversation welcomed twenty-four excited youth and their families bringing their homemade …

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4-H Sewing Classes

4-H sewing classes provides the opportunity for girls and boys from ages 8-18 to learn the skill of sewing …

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Upcoming Fall 2019 Bullington Programs

Programs and Events at Bullington Gardens Celebrating the Pawpaw, Aug. 17, 9 a.m.–noon Pawpaws, the largest edible tree fruit native to …

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An August Update From the Director

Pardon our Progress If you’ve been by the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Henderson County office lately, you may have noticed …

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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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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 …

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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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