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Going Back to Backyard Gardening

Saturday, June 29, 2019 9–11 a.m. ‘The Well’ 201 East 2nd Street Walnut Cove, NC 27052 Attendees will receive an overview of traditional gardening, container …

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Small Farms Field Day

The 2019 North Carolina A&T State University Small Farms Field Day will be hosted on Thursday, June 6, 2019, …

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Master Gardener Volunteer Interest Meetings

The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County will be hosting the following Master Gardener℠ volunteer interest meetings: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 1:30–3 …

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Fence Construction Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County will be hosting a Fence Construction Workshop on Monday, April 22, 2019, from 3:30–5:30 …

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Farmer Appreciation Dinner

The 21st Annual Farmer Appreciation Dinner will be held Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 6–9 p.m. at South Stokes …

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2019 Master Gardener Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stokes County Center will be offering Master Gardener℠ volunteer training beginning in April. The training is offered …

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Rescheduled Landscaper's Pesticide Training

March 12, 2019 8–11 a.m. Landscaper’s Pesticide Credit Course King American Legion 446 South Main Street King, NC 27021 Attendees will receive 3 credit …

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