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Avery County Plant Sale

The Avery County Cooperative Extension Center staff is in the process of completing the 2019 plant sale catalog. We are …

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The smaller habitats that abound on private lands and in many backyards can be enhanced …

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This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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This publication describes methods for maintaining and establishing herbaceous plants as valuable sources of food …

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NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …