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Winter Weeds in the Lawn

The months of February, March, and April each year include many contacts by local residents expressing concern about weeds …

Nutrition From the Blue Zones

The latest research indicates that the Mediterranean Diet has proven to be the healthiest way to retain lifetime longevity …

Spring Fever

Spring is right around the corner and many gardeners are anxious to get their fingers in the soil. Here …

Brussels Sprouts Are Back!!

This week I picked up some fresh Lenoir County Brussels Sprouts, and they were surely deeeelicious!!! I admit, like …

Is It Oregano?

Oregano is a common culinary and medicinal herb from the mint family (Lamiaceae). It has been used in medicine …

Eat More Fish

In Eastern North Carolina, we think about seafood in the summer, but fish is especially good for you all …

Chain Saw Safety Class Offered

There is currently national concern about chain saw safety, especially since the recent disasters. Cleanup after a storm often …

Artichokes, Who Knew?

Who knew that artichoke hearts are a Superfood! The term superfood is basically used to market foods that are …

Time to Prune Roses?

Warm January weather has made gardeners anxious to begin pruning. Pruning is very important to successfully grow many plants …

Carrots; the Crunchy Power

Believe it or not it is carrot season in North Carolina, generally, we think of carrots mostly at Easter, …

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JCRA Winter Symposium

“The Winter Garden” Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 8 a.m.–noon Visualize how to plan and plant for diversity as you bring …

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Gardening in the South

JC Raulston Symposium designed for new gardeners and gardeners new to the Triangle. Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.–noon Dr. …