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Pond Field Day, Pond Management, Southern Pond Management, How to Control Fish Populations, Fish in Pond, Pond Turnover

Pond Field Day

Union County Soil and Water Conservation will be hosting a pond management workshop on Saturday, October 8. This workshop …

Union County Heritage Festival, Things to Do Near Charlotte, Things to do this Weekend in NC, North Carolina Events, Fun things to do in Charlotte, Things to do in Union County, Union County North Carolina, Family Fun Events NC,

Union County Heritage Festival

The Wild Turkey 5K and the Union County Heritage Festival is held at the Union County Agriculture Center on …

Bradford Pear Tree, Why are Bradford Pears Bad, Trees with Fishy Odor, Trees with Smelly Odor, Trees that Stink, Tree Stinks, Bradford Pear, Tree with White Flowers

Bradford Pear Exchange

The Bradford Pear became a popular ornamental plant for homeowners as it produces beautiful white flowers in the spring. …

Labor Day 2022, What is Labor Day, Labor Day Weekend 2022, When is Labor Day Weekend, Labor Day USA

What Is Labor Day?

Labor Day is recognized as the unofficial end to summer. Most kids are back in school and families with …

Cleome Flower, Spider Flower, Flower in Garden, Gardens and Flowers, Flowers to Plant in Garden, Pretty Flowers to Grow in the Garden

The Spider Flower

Spider Flower (Cleome hasslerana) or Cleome is native to southeastern Brazil and Argentina making it a great plant for …

Union County Farm City Banquet, Farm City Banquet, What is a Farm City Banquet, Union County Farm City Banquet, Farming Events, Celebrating Farm Events in Charlotte, Charlotte Events, NC Events

Farm City Banquet - 2022

The Farm City Banquet creates an opportunity for an evening of good food, fellowship and celebration of our local …

Student Loan Forgiveness, Student Loan Forgiveness Waiver, Student Loans, Loans, Public Service Student Loans,

Student Loan Forgiveness Waiver

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is a benefit to everyone in the community who are looking for relief …

Lawn Irrigation, How to Irrigate Your Lawn, Irrigating Your Lawn, Lawn Irrigation

Irrigation for Your Home

Hopefully you have received rainfall recently from the numerous showers & thunderstorms, but if you have not, then you …

How to Stretch Before a Workout, Stretching Before a Workout, Stretching,

Did You Stretch Today?

When many of us think of stretching, the first thing that comes to mind is right before a run …

Garden Beds, How to Make a Garden Bed, Raised Garden Beds,

Summer Vegetables and Heat

The temperature has cooled somewhat, but we a have experienced the extreme heat of summer in the past few …

Group of Friends Sitting and Talking, Social Wellness, How to Build Healthy Relationships, Healthy Relationship Tips, Anxiety, How to Make New Friends

Social Wellness

From the time you’re born, your relationships help you learn to navigate the world. You learn how to interact …

Picking a Peach, Peaches, NC Peaches, SC Peaches, Georgia Peaches, How Do You Know When a Peach is Ripe, Ripe Peaches, Farmers Market Peaches, Growers Market,

How to Pick a Peach

July is here and that means it’s time for peaches. There is nothing better than standing in an orchard …

Privacy Screening, How to Make a Privacy Screen, Privacy Screen and Nature, What to Build to Hide Neighbors Yard, Hide Neighbors House

Vegetative Screening

Urban trees provide a lot of benefits to us where we live, work, and play. They clean the air …

Homesteading, Canning Near Me, How to Can, Canning Courses, Canning Vegetables, How to Can Vegetables, How to Can Fruits, How to Make Jam, How to Make Jelly,

Join Us for Canning 101

September is a great time for harvesting the last round of produce from your own garden. But what way …

Choosing Healthier Cereals, Healthy Breakfast Foods, Healthy Foods for Families, Family Breakfast Ideas, Breakfast Cereals,

Choosing Healthier Cereals

Cereal can be a great breakfast option. It’s quick, easy, and there are lots of healthy options to choose …

Berms, Sound Barriers, Plant Barries, Barriers,

Using Berms as Barriers

If you want to create privacy, redirect wind, reduce noise, or stop erosion around your urban home, you can …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

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