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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

Master Gardener Class 2020

Do you enjoy plants and gardening? Looking to learn more and hone your skills…but don’t know where to go? If …

Experiences Are the Perfect Gift

N.C. Cooperative Extension has several opportunities for the Gift Experience you could be looking for and are available for …

Mushrooms

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

When: December 7, 2019 9 a.m. to noon Where: Gaston Citizens Resource Center, 1303 Dallas- Cherryville Hwy, Dallas Cost: $20 This workshop teaches the basics …

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