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Bee-Come a Beekeeper

The popularity of hobby beekeeping has increased dramatically in the past few years. There are many benefits to keeping …

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Pruning: Practice Makes Perfect

Pruning is one of the most challenging and fun tasks of gardening. Most fruit trees and bushes require it …

Staying on Task in the Garden

Even though it’s cold outside, the garden needs tending. Winter days that are not so cold are perfect for …

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Selecting Vegetable Varieties

By now, you should have received your seed catalogs. If you haven’t, you can easily search online by visiting …

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Members Only Apples

Of all the fruit trees grown in a home orchard, apple trees are the most common. Apple trees can …

Beekeeping School Announced

The Caldwell County Beekeepers Association will host a beekeeping course in March. This course is designed to teach beginning beekeepers …

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Glossary

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Appendix G. Permaculture Design

This Permaculture Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Appendix F. History of Landscape Design

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