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Hardening Off Tender Plants

Most experienced gardeners recommend “hardening off” transplants to friends and family. Unfortunately, the response is often a long blank …

Time to Buy Bok Choy

Bok Choy for thousands of years has served as a staple in Asian cooking. The round-leafed vegetable may be …

Plant Sale Announced

The Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Lenoir County are busy growing a wide variety of plants to sell to benefit …

Helping Honey Bees

Honey bees have been managed by man for hundreds of years, and we are still learning how to care …

Broccoli Boost!!

Broccoli, a member of the cruciferous family, and cousin to cabbage, kale, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts, is a “super …

What Tree Should Be Planted?

The assignment was to find the best choice for a new planting of trees. The site evaluation included above- …

Rutabagas Are Abundant!!

Rutabagas are the bumper crop this year and available locally at Farmers Markets and roadside stands. Rutabagas can be …

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 …