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Plants for the Winter Landscape

Despite what the calendar says regarding the official start of winter, for me a prime indicator that fall has …

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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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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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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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Those Voracious Voles!

by: Pat MacFarland, Henderson County Extension Master Gardener 2018 Intern In the last few years, my yard has been host …

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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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Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

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Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

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Zoysiagrass Mites

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