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Cover photo for Alamance Gardener January 2022

Alamance Gardener January 2022

Be fruitful in 2022 – Think Green! Read all about upcoming horticulture classes on Thursdays and some Saturdays Alamance Gardener …

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Alamance Gardener December 2021

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Alamance Gardener November 2021

It’s a colorful time of year – read about nature’s most beautiful mulch in this month’s Alamance Gardener! Alamance Gardener …

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Get With the (Whole) Grains

Grains often get an undeserved bad rap when people are thinking about making changes to their eating patterns. Plenty …

Cover photo for Alamance Gardener - May 2021

Alamance Gardener - May 2021

Super Secret Soil Service – Revealed! Read this and more in this month’s edition of The Alamance Gardener newsletter! Alamance …

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Alamance Gardener - April 2021

Strawberry season is here! Want to grow your own? Find out how in this month’s edition of the Alamance …

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Alamance County 4-H Clubs

Check out our 4-H clubs in Alamance County this year. There is definitely something for everyone! 4-H Reps Lucky Leaf 4-H Elon …

Cover photo for Alamance Gardener March 2021

Alamance Gardener March 2021

Meet Bill Kleiner, our new Extension Director and Horticulture Agent, in the March edition of Alamance Gardener! Alamance Gardener – …

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February 2021 Alamance Gardener

It’s dormant pruning season and this issue of Alamance Gardener will show you the what and when of it. Alamance …

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Healthy Heart, Healthy You

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of both men and women in the U.S., but there are many ways …

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Alamance Gardener January 2021

Alamance Gardener JANUARY 2021 Zone of confusion? Make sense of those garden catalogs in this month’s …

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