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February 2020 Alamance Gardener

Alamance Gardener FEB 2020 Spring is just around the corner. Get started by doing a little pruning. Find out how …

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January 2020 Alamance Gardener

Alamance Gardener JANUARY 2020 We’ve made it easier for you to learn something new in 2020 by expanding our Think …

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Alamance Gardener November 2019

Alamance Gardener NOV 2019 To prune or not to prune? That is the question… answered in this month’s Alamance Gardener …

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FACT’s 2019 Fund-a-Farmer Grants

Grants Available for Livestock & Poultry Farmers Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is accepting applications for three types of grants for livestock and …

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Alamance Gardener September 2019

Alamance Gardener SEPTEMBER 2019 Click the link to find out what’s growing on in September. (Hint: the Master Gardener℠ volunteers …

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July 2019 Alamance Gardener

Alamance Gardener JULY 2019 What’s bugging your garden? Read all about the IPM strategy for minimizing insect damage in this …

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Alamance Gardener, March 2019

The Meteorological Madness of March – wait a minute! Read more in this month’s Alamance Gardener: Alamance Gardener MARCH …

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Alamance Gardener, February 2019

Everything’s just peachy until the frost hammer falls – watch your bloomers! See below for the February edition of …

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