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Fall Webworm

What the heck is this web stuff in my tree? A giant spider? No, it’s the Fall webworm. The fall …

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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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Gardening for Pollinators in WNC

Price drop!!! We are reducing the cost of our upcoming Gardening for Pollinators in WNC class to $5!!! We want as …

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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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Vegetable Gardening in WNC

In my opinion, vegetable gardening is the most rewarding form of gardening there is. I have not always held …

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2019 Home Gardening Classes

Are you a Mountain Transplant? Did you recently move to Hendersonville from some other part of the country? Then, …

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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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Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

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