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Shanklin Library Garden

Located at 7837 Fairfield Forest Rd, Denver, NC in Eastern Lincoln County, the grounds around Shanklin Public Library are a …

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East Lincoln Community Garden

Located at 1601 Forney Creek Pkwy, Denver, NC, Sally’s YMCA is host to the East Lincoln Community Garden providing local area residents the …

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Jonas Library Garden

Located at 306 W Main St, Lincolnton, NC, the Jonas Public Library is another public use resource with a …

Cover photo for 2022 Extension Plant Sale!

2022 Extension Plant Sale!

It’s time for the Extension plant sale!! We are offering BLACKBERRY, BLUEBERRY, RASPBERRY, ELDERBERRY, FIGS, MUSCADINES, STRAWBERRY, and even …

How to Take a Soil Sample

Dory Hubbard, an Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer in Lincoln County, writes a blog entitled “Maple Hill 101.” Dory did …

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Controlling Fire Ants - VIDEO!

Now is the time to get out there and make smart, strategic fire ant treatments! This link will take you …

The Myths of Tree Topping

Dear Agent Trowel, I hear that the city of Charlotte once fined one of their businesses $10,000.00 for “topping” eight …

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