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Cover photo for Shanklin Library Garden

Shanklin Library Garden

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

Cover photo for East Lincoln Community Garden

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 …

Cover photo for Jonas Library Garden

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 …

Cover photo for Controlling Fire Ants - VIDEO!

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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