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Poinsettias can be incorporated with other plants in a planter to give a festive holiday look. (Credit NC State University)

All About Poinsettias

The poinsettia has a long history of cultivation with the Aztecs in Mexico. In the 17th century, Franciscan priests …

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2020 Southern Farm Show Trip

Over 400 exhibiting companies make the Southern Farm Show the largest agricultural exposition in the Carolinas and Virginia. About this …

Master Gardeners at the Blackberry Festival

Gardening Gifts

The following article is written by Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer Madelyn Wilen. Sometimes it is challenging to come up with …

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A New Club Means New Fun in 4-H

Breads, cookies, cakes, and crackers – so many food products common in our daily lives stem from some crop …

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Cucurbit Pests in the Garden

The plant family Cucurbitaceae, also known as the cucurbit, pumpkin, or gourd family, is one of the oldest cultivated …

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