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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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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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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

This publication describes how you can transform your backyard into an area that welcomes nectar-seekers, …

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Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Bulb Onions

The onion is a cool season crop that will withstand moderate freezes. It may be …

Summer Cover Crops

There is growing interest in the use of short-season summer annual legumes or grasses as …

Pole Bean Production

Pole beans are grown commercially in the mountain counties and, on a limited scale, in …

Figure 1. Full-grown bagworm in its protective camouflage.

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

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Woodland Wildlife Nest Boxes

This publication provides information on constructing and placing artificial nesting boxes to attract birds and …

1 week agoWorking With Wildlife
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White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …

1 week agoWorking With Wildlife