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Raised Bed Construction Workshop

For some home gardeners, topsoil is very scarce or nonexistent depending on where their house is located. This can …

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FFA Club Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County is helping the Murphy Middle School FFA club start a market garden to be …

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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Transplanting Landscape Ornamentals

Cherokee County Extension is offering a demonstration class on transplanting landscape plants. We will cover best time of year, …

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Sign Up for Our Newsletter Today

The Cherokee County Center publishes an electronic newsletter each month. Learn about the educational classes and workshops conducted each …

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Managing Tomato Blights

Many home gardeners struggle with tomato blights and other disease problems. We get several calls at our office on …

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Tree Identification Workshop

Cherokee County Extension will offer a workshop on how to identify native trees on June 19, starting 8:00 a.m. …

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Garden Calendars

We get several calls every year on when to plant and when to make other garden management decisions. NC …

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This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal …

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This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

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