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Cover photo for Wreath Making Workshop 2018

Wreath Making Workshop 2018

Wreath Making Workshop Flyer 2018 Join the Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Roanoke Valley for their annual wreath-making workshop. The workshop …

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Pesticide Credit Class

If anyone is in need of pesticide credits, two classes will be available in Halifax & Northampton Counties. For …

Master Gardener Class

Extension Master Gardener Training is a 6-week course designed to enrich your horticultural knowledge so that you can provide …

Gardening Tips: Q & A

April is National Gardening Month and judging by how often my phone has been ringing lately, people are celebrating …

Gardening Tips: Pruning

Over the many years I’ve writing articles for the Daily Herald, I’ve written about pruning more times than I …

Gardening Tips: Garden Planning

It’s been so cold the last few days I doubt many people are thinking about gardening, let alone actually …

Gardening Tips: Fall Colors

Last week I wrote about the changes that plants undergo in fall that cause their leaves to change color. …

Gardening Tips: Fall Colors

Before we get into the topic of this week’s column, I want to warn everyone of the impending frost. …

Gardening Tips: Fescue

Today is the annual 4-H Golf Tournament at Scotfield Country Club in Scotland Neck, the primary fundraiser for the …

Gardening Tips: Grapes Issues

Compared to most tree fruits and small fruits, grapes are relatively easy to grow. Sure, they require regular pruning, …

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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

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The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Bulb Onions

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Summer Cover Crops

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Pole Bean Production

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Figure 1. Full-grown bagworm in its protective camouflage.

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

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Woodland Wildlife Nest Boxes

This publication provides information on constructing and placing artificial nesting boxes to attract birds and …

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White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …

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