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Plants and Their Names

Like many people I look forward to the gardening season and the array of new plants that will be …

Henderson County Plant Clinic

Volutella Blight on Boxwoods

In our Henderson County Plant Clinic we diagnose plant problems for gardeners, landscapers, and farmers. We get live samples …

hemlock wooly adelgid

Treating Hemlock Wooly Adelgid

Unfortunately, an insect is killing our hemlock trees. The only option is an insecticide. Treating trees for hemlock trees …

fothergilla shrub

Gardening Update - April 2020

April is the month when spring flowers are blooming and leaves start emerging! There is plenty for the mountain …

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Gardening 101 - the Basics - Spring 2020

Gardening 101: The Basics By Sharon Mendelsohn, Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Henderson County Our Master Gardener℠ volunteer helpline frequently gets calls from …


Gardening Update - March 2020

Are you getting that gardening itch yet? Do you need to learn more about gardening? We’ve got you covered. Gardening …

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