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Commercial Horticulture Class Coming in December

Published by Leslie Peck / November 15, 2019

Horticulture professionals are invited to join N.C. Cooperative Extension for a continuing education class on December 12. Registration is required.

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Time To Update Your Garden Journal!

Published by Megan Gregory / October 25, 2019

Whether you’ve been gardening for a year or decades, every season brings new lessons about your site and soil, plants, adapting to a changing climate, and more. But will you remember the lessons of 2019 come Spring 2020? As this growing season ends, now is the time to update your garden journal.


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Forks on Friday: Fall 2019 Classes

Published by Deidre An / October 21, 2019

Bring your lunch and learn about gardening skills at Forks on Friday with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

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Forsyth County Farm City Photo Contest

Published by April Bowman / September 30, 2019

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center is holding a Farm City Photo Contest through October 1, 2020. Submit your best farm photos from Forsyth County, NC for competition.


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Soil Contaminants: Know Before You Grow!

Published by Megan Gregory / September 23, 2019

Gardening has many health benefits, including access to fresh, nutritious produce, physical activity, and stress reduction. But before you dig into the soil, dig into the history of the site to learn if you need to test for soil contaminants, and take precautions to minimize gardeners’ exposure to any health hazards from past land use.

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N.C. Cooperative Extension Forsyth County Tool Lending Program

Published by Tembila Covington / May 10, 2019

The tool lending program lends assistance to gardeners and landscapers in becoming efficient with their work. This program is also helpful to those who do not have the convenient spaces to store tools. Most importantly, the tool lending program brings Cooperative Extension resources into the community.

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