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Horticultural Grants

The Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Pender County would like to announce their $1000 horticultural grants for the …

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Fall Renovation: Seed (Part 1)

In case you have not yet purchased your seed (tall fescue, fine fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass) for fall …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Dogs and Turfgrass

There is a new publication discussing the interaction between dogs and turfgrass. To read or download, go to: Dogs and …

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